noun. ['ˌændʒiːoʊˈdʒɛnɪsəs'] the formation of new blood vessels.
- -genesis (English)
- angio- (English)
- ἀγγεῖον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Sentences with angiogenesis
1. Verb, base form
Exercise also leads to angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels from pre-existing blood vessels.
2. Noun, singular or mass
They then promote the formation of blood vessels through angiogenesis and allow the tumor to grow further.
Cancerous cells can gain angiogenesis** ability, which means they can develop a means to increase their own blood supply, which can cause a cancerous mass or tumor to grow rather quickly.