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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



angiogenesis inhibitor  listen  (AN-jee-oh-JEH-neh-sis in-HIH-bih-ter)

  A drug or substance that keeps new blood vessels from forming. In cancer treatment, angiogenesis inhibitors may prevent the growth of new blood vessels that tumors need to grow. Also called antiangiogenesis agent.

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