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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.
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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]
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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.
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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.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012