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angiostatin

Pronunciation: an-jē′ō-sta-tin

Definition: Antiangiogenesis factor produced by some tumors, a 38-kD product of proteolytic plasminogen breakdown.

[angio- + G. statos, stalled, standing still, + -in]

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