4.2 Stimulating Growth


Angiogenesis (angio'gen'esis) -- the growth of new blood vessels -- is an important natural process occurring in the body, both in health and in disease.

Quiz Module 4.2

1. Vessel sprouting is initiated following the selection of one of the endothelial cells as a:

2. The process where sprouts occur in high numbers to form a massive number of tree-like branching formations is known as:

3. What is produced around the vessels to help restore the normal state of quiescence?