Definition of angiogenesis in English:

angiogenesis

Line breaks: angio|gen¦esis
Pronunciation: /ˌandʒɪə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs
 
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noun

[mass noun] Physiology
The development of new blood vessels.
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  • Other important endocrine effects of leptin include immune function regulation, hematopoiesis, angiogenesis, and bone development.
  • Placed at the interface between normal and pathologic physiology is the formation of new blood vessels, or angiogenesis.
  • Similary, angiogenesis also speeds the development of diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.

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