Medical Definition of Fibroblast growth factor

1. Acidic fibroblast growth factor (alpha FGF, HBGF 1) and basic FGF (beta FGF, HBGF 2) are the two founder members of a family of structurally related growth factors for mesodermal or neuroectodermal cells. Synonym: heparin binding growth factor. Acronym: FGF This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fibroblast Growth Factor

fibrinous iritis
fibrinous lymph
fibrinous pericarditis
fibrinous pleurisy
fibrinous polyp
fibrins
fibrinuria
fibrists
fibro
fibro-
fibro-osteoma
fibroadenoma
fibroadipose
fibroareolar
fibroblast
fibroblast growth factor (current term)
fibroblast growth factor receptor
fibroblast growth factor receptor-like embryonic kinase
fibroblast interferon
fibroblastic
fibroblastoid
fibroblasts
fibrocalcific
fibrocarcinoma
fibrocartilage
fibrocartilaginous
fibrocartilaginous ring
fibrocartilago
fibrocartilago basalis
fibrocartilago interarticularis

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