angiogenesis

(AN-jee-oh-JEH-neh-sis)

Blood vessel formation. Tumor angiogenesis is the growth of new blood vessels that tumors need to grow. This process is caused by the release of chemicals by the tumor and by host cells near the tumor.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "angiogenesis"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "angiogénesis"

Formación de vasos sanguíneos. La angiogénesis tumoral es el crecimiento de vasos sanguíneos nuevos que los tumores necesitan para crecer. Esto ocurre porque el tumor descarga productos químicos y las células huesped cerca del tumor.

Understanding Cancer Series: Angiogenesis Angiogenesis Inhibitors