tumor angiogenic factor

n.

A substance released by solid tumors that induces formation of new blood vessels to supply the tumor.

Nearby words

  1. tumidly,
  2. tummler,
  3. tummy,
  4. tummy tuck,
  5. tumor,
  6. tumor antigen,
  7. tumor burden,
  8. tumor lysis syndrome,
  9. tumor marker,
  10. tumor necrosis factor


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