hemangioblast

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hemangioblast he·man·gi·o·blast (hĭ-mān'jē-ō-blāst')
n.
A primitive embryonic cell of mesodermal origin that produces cells giving rise to vascular endothelium, reticuloendothelial elements, and blood-forming cells.

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