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angiopoiesis an·gi·o·poi·e·sis (ān’jē-ō-poi-ē’sĭs)
The formation of blood vessels or lymphatic vessels. Also called vasifaction, vasoformation.
an’gi·o·poi·et’ic (-ět’ĭk) adj.


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