nesidioblast

nesidioblast

 [nĕ-sid´e-o-blast″]
any of the cells giving rise to islet cells of the pancreas.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ne·sid·i·o·blast

(nē-sid'ē-ō-blast),
A pancreatic islet-forming cell.
[G. nēsidion, dim. of nēsos, island, + blastos, germ]
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