angiogenin

[ an-jee-oh-jen-in, -oj-uh-nin ]
/ ˌæn dʒi oʊˈdʒɛn ɪn, -ˈɒdʒ ə nɪn /

noun

a small, single-chain protein, resembling ribonuclease in structure, that stimulates the formation of new blood vessels.

Nearby words

  1. angiofibrolipoma,
  2. angiofibroma,
  3. angiofibrosis,
  4. angiogenesis,
  5. angiogenesis factor,
  6. angioglioma,
  7. angiogram,
  8. angiographic,
  9. angiography,
  10. angiohemophilia

Origin of angiogenin

presumably angiogen(ic) + -in2

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