[ an-jee-oh-jen-uh-sis ]
/ ˌæn dʒi oʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /
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Biology. the formation and development of blood vessels.
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British Dictionary definitions for angiogenesis
/ (ˌændʒɪəˈɡɛnɪsɪs) /
the induction of blood-vessel growth, often in association with a particular organ or tissue, or with a tumour
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Scientific definitions for angiogenesis
[ ăn′jē-ō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs ]
The formation of new blood vessels, especially blood vessels that supply oxygen and nutrients to cancerous tissues.
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