Definition of angiogenesis in English:



mass nounPhysiology
  • The development of new blood vessels.

    • ‘Other important endocrine effects of leptin include immune function regulation, hematopoiesis, angiogenesis, and bone development.’
    • ‘It was not known whether new lymphatic growth could be specifically blocked without also affecting blood angiogenesis or existing lymphatic vessels.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘It has been shown that conditioned media from fibroblasts from patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis stimulates angiogenesis.’