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angioblast

[an-jee-uh-blast]
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noun Embryology.
  1. one of several mesenchymal cells capable of developing into the endothelium of the blood vessels.
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Origin of angioblast

Related formsan·gi·o·blas·tic, adjective
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angioblast in Medicine

angioblast

(ănjē-ə-blăst′)
n.
  1. A cell taking part in blood vessel formation.
  2. The primordial mesenchymal tissue from which embryonic blood cells and vascular endothelium are differentiated.vasoformative cell
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