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A drug used to inhibit the growth of new blood vessels in malignant tumors.
- ‘Unfortunately all tumors, no matter what their size, secrete angiostatin, which promotes tumor growth - particularly the growth of new blood vessels that supply oxygen and nutrients to the tumor.’
- ‘So Entremed is finally giving up on its celebrated peptide drug candidates, angiostatin and endostatin.’
- ‘Endostatin and angiostatin are natural inhibitors of angiogenesis that have been shown to inhibit the growth of a number of human malignancies.’
- ‘So the radiation, in combination with angiostatin, enhanced the drug's ability to block the growth of new tumor-supplying blood vessels.’
- ‘Two decades later his lab discovered two compounds, endostatin and angiostatin, that shrank tumors in mice.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.