- Growth of new blood vessels from preexisting vasculature
Angiogenic Process (C0302600)
|Definition (CHV)||a natural process in the body that involves the growth of new blood vessels|
|Definition (NCI)||Tumor angiogenesis is the growth of new blood vessels that tumors need to grow. This is caused by the release of chemicals by the tumor.|
|Definition (NCI)||A process that results in the development of new blood vessels.|
|Definition (CSP)||formation of new blood vessels.|
|Definition (GO)||Blood vessel formation when new vessels emerge from the proliferation of pre-existing blood vessels. [ISBN:0878932453]|
|Concepts||Organ or Tissue Function (T042)|
|English||angiogenesis, Angiogenic, Angiogenic Process, Angiogenesis|
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)
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