Angiogenic



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

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