Medical Dictionary


noun an·gio·blast \ˈan-jē-ə-ˌblast\

Medical Definition of angioblast

  1. 1:  one of the extraembryonic mesenchyme cells that differentiate into the endothelium of the embryonic blood vessels

  2. 2:  the mesenchymal tissue that gives rise to embryonic blood cells and blood vessels


\ˌan-jē-ə-ˈblas-tik\play adjective

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up angioblast? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).