Biology. the formation and development of blood vessels.
the induction of blood-vessel growth, often in association with a particular organ or tissue, or with a tumour
1896, from angio- + genesis.
angiogenic an·gi·o·gen·ic (ān’jē-ō-jěn’ĭk)
Relating to angiogenesis.
Of vascular origin.
angiogenesis an·gi·o·gen·e·sis (ān’jē-ō-jěn’ĭ-sĭs)
The development of the blood vessels.
The formation of new blood vessels, especially blood vessels that supply oxygen and nutrients to cancerous tissues.
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.
x-ray examination of blood vessels or lymphatics following injection of a radiopaque substance. noun a method of obtaining an X-ray of blood vessels by injecting into them a substance, such as one containing iodine, that shows up as opaque on an X-ray picture n. 1731, from angio- + -graphy. angiography an·gi·og·ra·phy (ān’jē-ŏg’rə-fē) n. Examination of […]