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1. angiogenesis

noun. ['ˌændʒiːoʊˈdʒɛnɪsəs'] the formation of new blood vessels.

Synonyms

  • maturation
  • ontogeny
  • ontogenesis
  • growing
  • development

Antonyms

  • cenogenesis
  • palingenesis
  • narrowing
  • decrease

Etymology

  • -genesis (English)
  • angio- (English)
  • ἀγγεῖον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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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.

3.
Adjective
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.

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