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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: an′jē-ō, an′jē

Definition: Denotes blood or lymph vessels; a covering, an enclosure; corresponds to L. vas-, vaso-, vasculo-.

[G. angeion, a vessel or cavity of the body, fr. angos, a vessel, vat, bucket, + -eion, small, little]

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