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endostatins

 

Definition: Inhibitors of endothelial cell proliferation that are carboxyl-terminal breakdown products of collagen XVIII, produced by some neuronal and many epithelial tumor types.

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

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