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angioblast

[ an-jee-uh-blast ]
/ ˈæn dʒi əˌblæst /
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noun Embryology.

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

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Origin of angioblast

an·gi·o·blas·tic, adjective
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Medical definitions for angioblast

angioblast
[ ănjē-ə-blăst′ ]

n.

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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