hemangioblast

[hĭ-mănjē-ō-blăst′]

n.

A primitive embryonic cell of mesodermal origin that produces cells giving rise to vascular endothelium, reticuloendothelial elements, and blood-forming cells.

Nearby words

  1. hyperbolic function,
  2. hyperbolic geometry,
  3. hyperbolic paraboloid,
  4. hyperbolism,
  5. hyperbolize,
  6. hyperborean,
  7. hyperboreans,
  8. hypercalcemia,
  9. hypercalciuria,
  10. hypercapnia


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