angiogenesis

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From angio- +‎ -genesis.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /andʒɪə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/

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angiogenesis (plural angiogeneses)

  1. (medicine, zoology) The formation and development of new blood vessels.
    • 1999, Matt Ridley, Genome, Harper Perennial 2004, p. 238:
      Some of the most promising new cancer drugs block this process of ‘angiogenesis’, or blood-vessel formation.

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