[ an-jee-uh-blast ]
/ ˈæn dʒi əˌblæst /

noun Embryology.

one of several mesenchymal cells capable of developing into the endothelium of the blood vessels.

Origin of angioblast

Related forms

an·gi·o·blas·tic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for angioblast


[ ănjē-ə-blăst′ ]


A cell taking part in blood vessel formation.
The primordial mesenchymal tissue from which embryonic blood cells and vascular endothelium are differentiated.vasoformative cell
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