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myoblast

 [mi´o-blast]
an embryonic cell that becomes a cell of muscle fiber. adj., adj myoblas´tic.

my·o·blast

(mī'ō-blast),
A primordial muscle cell with the potentiality of developing into a muscle fiber.
[myo- + G. blastos, germ]

myoblast

/myo·blast/ (mi´o-blast) an embryonic cell which becomes a muscle cell or fiber.myoblas´tic

myoblast

(mī′ō-blăst′)
n.
An undifferentiated cell in the mesoderm of the vertebrate embryo that is a precursor of a muscle cell.

my·o·blast

(mī'ō-blast)
A primordial muscle cell with the potentiality of developing into a muscle fiber.
Synonym(s): sarcoblast.
[myo- + G. blastos, germ]

myoblast

a cell that gives rise to a muscle fibre.

my·o·blast

(mī'ō-blast)
A primordial muscle cell with the potentiality of developing into a muscle fiber.
[myo- + G. blastos, germ]

myoblast

an embryonic cell that becomes a cell of a muscle fiber.
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based biotechnology company, which has a laboratory in Worcester, reported in a news release that patients with poor heart functioning and congestive heart failure who were treated with myoblast transplants did better after a year than patients treated with standard drugs.
Histology confirmed that myoblast engraftment and myofiber formation occurred, but further research is needed to assess whether the transplant procedure imparts any functional improvement, the researchers said.
Among other activities, the companies will co-fund Genzyme's ongoing Myoblast Autologous Graft in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy (MAGIC) Phase 2 clinical trial of cell therapy to repair damaged heart tissue.