angiogenesis factor n.
A substance of 2000 to 20,000 molecular weight secreted by macrophages and stimulating neovascularization in healing wounds or in the stroma of tumors.
Biology. the formation and development of blood vessels. noun the induction of blood-vessel growth, often in association with a particular organ or tissue, or with a tumour n. 1896, from angio- + genesis. angiogenic an·gi·o·gen·ic (ān’jē-ō-jěn’ĭk) adj. Relating to angiogenesis. Of vascular origin. angiogenesis an·gi·o·gen·e·sis (ān’jē-ō-jěn’ĭ-sĭs) n. The development of the blood vessels. angiogenesis (ān’jē-ō-jěn’ĭ-sĭs) […]
a small, single-chain protein, resembling ribonuclease in structure, that stimulates the formation of new blood vessels.
an x-ray produced by angiography. noun an X-ray picture obtained by angiography n. 1933, from angio- + -gram. angiogram an·gi·o·gram (ān’jē-ə-grām’) n. An angiographic x-ray of blood vessels used in diagnosing pathological conditions of the cardiovascular system. angiogram (ān’jē-ə-grām’) An x-ray of one or more blood vessels produced by angiography and used in diagnosing pathology […]
angioglioma angioglioma an·gi·o·gli·o·ma (ān’jē-ō-glē-ō’mə, -glī-) n. A tumor that is a mixed glioma and angioma.