angioblast

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angioblast

 [an´je-o-blast″]
1. the earliest formative tissue from which blood cells and blood vessels arise.
2. an individual vessel-forming cell. adj., adj angioblast´ic.

an·gi·o·blast

(an'jē-ō-blast),
1. A cell taking part in blood vessel formation. Synonym(s): vasoformative cell
2. Primordial mesenchymal tissue from which embryonic blood cells and vascular endothelium are differentiated. Synonym(s): angioderm
[angio- + G. blastos, germ]

angioblast

(ăn′jē-ə-blăst′)
n.
1. A cell taking part in blood vessel formation.
2. The primordial mesenchymal tissue from which embryonic blood cells and vascular endothelium are differentiated.

angioblast

A primitive mesenchymal tissue that develops into bone marrow and blood vessels. Angioblasts appear at the primitive streak stage, in the body stalk, and in the yolk sac within blood islands.

an·gi·o·blast

(an'jē-ō-blast)
1. A cell taking part in blood vessel formation.
Synonym(s): vasoformative cell.
2. Primordial mesenchymal tissue from which embryonic blood cells and vascular endothelium are differentiated.
[angio- + G. blastos, germ]