angioblast

noun
an·​gio·​blast | \ ˈan-jē-ə-ˌblast How to pronounce angioblast (audio) \

Medical Definition of angioblast

1 : one of the extraembryonic mesenchyme cells that differentiate into the endothelium of the embryonic blood vessels
2 : the mesenchymal tissue that gives rise to embryonic blood cells and blood vessels

Other Words from angioblast

angioblastic \ ˌan-​jē-​ə-​ˈblas-​tik How to pronounce angioblastic (audio) \ adjective

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“Angioblast.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/angioblast. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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