endostatin

noun en·do·stat·in \ ˌen-də-ˈsta-tᵊn \

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

First Known Use of endostatin

1996

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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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