endostatin

noun
en·​do·​stat·​in | \ ˌen-də-ˈsta-tᵊn How to pronounce endostatin (audio) \

Definition of endostatin

: a polypeptide that is a fragment of a collagen found especially in the epithelial basement membrane and that inhibits angiogenesis, tumor growth, and endothelial cell proliferation

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1996, in the meaning defined above

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“Endostatin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endostatin. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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endostatin

noun
en·​do·​stat·​in | \ ˌen-də-ˈstat-ᵊn \

Medical Definition of endostatin

: a polypeptide that is a proteolytic fragment of the carboxyl terminus of a collagen found especially in the epithelial basement membrane and that inhibits angiogenesis, tumor growth, and endothelial cell proliferation

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