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View in Spanish: Inhibidor de la angiogénesis

Angiogenesis inhibitor (AN-jee-oh-JEN-eh-sis in-HIH-bih-ter)
A substance that may prevent the formation of blood vessels. In anticancer therapy, an angiogenesis inhibitor may prevent the growth of new blood vessels that tumors need to grow.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.