angiosis

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Angiopathy — Disease of the blood vessels (arteries, veins, and capillaries). There are two basic types of angiopathy: microangiopathy and macroangiopathy. In microangiopathy, the walls of small blood vessels become so thick and weak that they bleed, leak… …   Medical dictionary

  • angi- — combining form or angio Etymology: New Latin, from Greek angei , angeio vessel, blood vessel, from angeion, diminutive of angos vessel; perhaps akin to Latin angulus angle more at angle 1 …   Useful english dictionary

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