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n. pl. an·gi·op·a·thies
Any of several diseases of the blood or lymph vessels.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.angiopathy - any disease of the blood vessels or lymph ductsangiopathy - any disease of the blood vessels or lymph ducts
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
angioma - a tumor consisting of a mass of blood or lymphatic vessels
angiitis - inflammation of a blood vessel or lymph duct
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Resistin contributes to the activation of angiogenesis that makes it an important element in the development of angiopathies [6].
These are areas supplied by small perforating blood vessels and are often associated with hypertensive disease or other angiopathies.
The combination of a blood glucose-lowering with a vasodilating effect may be helpful for reducing angiopathies, typical long-term complications in patients with diabetes mellitus.