Definition of Angiogenesis

1. Noun. The formation of new blood vessels.




Definition of Angiogenesis

1. Noun. (medicine zoology) The formation and development of new blood vessels. ¹

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Definition of Angiogenesis

1. [n -GENESES]

Medical Definition of Angiogenesis

1. The process development of new blood vessels resulting in vascularisation of a tissue. This occurs normally following injury and is part of the repair mechanism. Angiogenesis is seen in cancer where angiogenic factors establish the blood supply for the malignant cells. Tumours cannot grow beyond 1 mm in volume without establishing a blood supply. (18 Nov 2007)

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angiogenesis (current term)
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