Angiogenesis



Biology. the formation and development of blood vessels.
Contemporary Examples

It blocks signals involved in both cell proliferation and angiogenesis.
Jobs’s Unorthodox Treatment Sharon Begley October 5, 2011

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.

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)
The formation of new blood vessels, especially blood vessels that supply oxygen and nutrients to cancerous tissues.

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