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

First Known Use of fibroblast growth factor

1974, in the meaning defined above

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“Fibroblast growth factor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fibroblast%20growth%20factor. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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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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