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mesoblast

[mez-uh-blast, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-]
noun Embryology.
  1. the mesoderm.
  2. the primordial middle layer of a young embryo before the segregation of the germ layers, capable of becoming the mesoderm.
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Origin of mesoblast

First recorded in 1855–60; meso- + -blast
Related formsmes·o·blas·tic, adjective
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mesoblast

noun
  1. another name for mesoderm
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Derived Formsmesoblastic, adjective
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mesoblast in Medicine

mesoblast

(mĕzə-blăst′)
n.
  1. The middle germinal layer of an early embryo, consisting of undifferentiated cells destined to become the mesoderm.
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Related formsmes′o•blastic adj.
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