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endostatin

[ en-doh-stat-n ]
/ ˌɛn doʊˈstæt n /
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noun Biochemistry.
a naturally occurring protein, collagen 18, that interferes with the growth of new blood vessels: investigated for use as an anticancer drug.
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Origin of endostatin

First recorded in 1995–2000; endo(thelial) + -stat + -in2
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Medical definitions for endostatin

endostatin
[ ĕn′dō-stătn ]

n.
A potent, naturally occurring antiangiogenic protein that inhibits the formation of the blood vessels that feed tumors and is under investigation as a potential cancer therapy.
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