Definition of angiogenin in English:

angiogenin

Pronunciation /ˌan(d)ʒɪə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪn/

noun

Biochemistry Physiology
  • Any of a group of proteins capable of inducing or promoting angiogenesis.

    Angiogenins are ribonucleases which cleave transfer RNA.

Origin

1980s. From angiogen- + -in.