[mez-uh-blast, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-]
the primordial middle layer of a young embryo before the segregation of the germ layers, capable of becoming the mesoderm.
Origin of mesoblast
Related formsmes·o·blas·tic, adjective
First recorded in 1855–60; meso-
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Related formsmes′o•blas′tic adj.
The middle germinal layer of an early embryo, consisting of undifferentiated cells destined to become the mesoderm.
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