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fibroblast growth factor

noun

Definition of FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTOR

:  any of several protein growth factors that stimulate the proliferation especially of endothelial cells and that promote angiogenesis
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First Known Use of FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTOR

1974
Medical Dictionary

fibroblast growth factor

noun

Medical Definition of FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTOR

:  any of several protein growth factors that stimulate the proliferation especially of endothelial cells and that promote angiogenesis—abbreviation FGF

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