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1. Blood and lymph vessel: angiogram.
2. Pericarp: angiosperm.
[New Latin, from Greek angeio-, from angeion, vessel, blood vessel, diminutive of angos, vessel.]
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angio-or before a vowel
(Medicine) indicating a blood or lymph vessel; seed vessel: angiology; angiosperm; angioma.
[from Greek angeion vessel]
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a combining form meaning “vessel, container” or “blood vessel”: angiology; angiosperm.
[< Greek, comb. form representing angeîon, diminutive of ángos vessel, vat, shell]
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