angiogenesis

[ an-jee-oh-jen-uh-sis ]
/ ˌæn dʒi oʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /

noun

Biology. the formation and development of blood vessels.

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Origin of angiogenesis

OTHER WORDS FROM angiogenesis

an·gi·o·gen·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for angiogenesis

angiogenesis
/ (ˌændʒɪəˈɡɛnɪsɪs) /

noun

the induction of blood-vessel growth, often in association with a particular organ or tissue, or with a tumour
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Medical definitions for angiogenesis

angiogenesis
[ ăn′jē-ō-jĕnĭ-sĭs ]

n.

The formation of new blood vessels, especially blood vessels that supply oxygen and nutrients to cancerous tissue.

Other words from angiogenesis

an′gi•o•genic (-jĕnĭk) adj.
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Scientific definitions for angiogenesis

angiogenesis
[ ăn′jē-ō-jĕnĭ-sĭs ]

The formation of new blood vessels, especially blood vessels that supply oxygen and nutrients to cancerous tissues.
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