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angiogenesis

[an-jee-oh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌæn dʒi oʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/
noun
1.
Biology. the formation and development of blood vessels.
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angiogenic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for angiogenic

angiogenesis

/ˌændʒɪəˈɡɛnɪsɪs/
noun
1.
the induction of blood-vessel growth, often in association with a particular organ or tissue, or with a tumour
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Word Origin and History for angiogenic

angiogenesis

n.

1896, from angio- + genesis.

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angiogenic in Medicine

angiogenic an·gi·o·gen·ic (ān'jē-ō-jěn'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Relating to angiogenesis.

  2. Of vascular origin.

angiogenesis an·gi·o·gen·e·sis (ān'jē-ō-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The development of the blood vessels.

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angiogenic in Science
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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