Resembling blood vessel s; an arborizing pattern. [angio- + G. eidos, resemblance]

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an·gi·oid 'an-jē-.ȯid adj resembling a blood vessel or lymphatic

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an·gi·oid (anґje-oid) [angi- + -oid] resembling a blood vessel.

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