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angiostatin

[ an-jee-oh-stat-n ]
/ ˌæn dʒi oʊˈstæt n /
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noun Biochemistry.

a naturally occurring protein that inhibits endothelial proliferation and interferes with the growth of new blood vessels, investigated for use as an anticancer drug.

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