Definition of angiogenesis
: the formation and differentiation of blood vessels
angiogenicplay \-ˈje-nik\ adjective
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The experience heightened the legendary musician's interest in health and cancer, and especially in angiogenesis, which focuses on the formation of new blood vessels.
Similarly, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins praises The Edge's interest in angiogenesis.
The experience heightened the legendary musician’s interest in health and cancer, and especially in angiogenesis, which focuses on the formation of new blood vessels.
But the research on anti-angiogenesis, also has relevance for tackling obesity.
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Origin and Etymology of angiogenesis
First Known Use: circa 1895See Words from the same year
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