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mesoblast

[mez-uh-blast, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˈmɛz əˌblæst, ˈmɛs-, ˈmi zə-, -sə-/
noun, Embryology
1.
the mesoderm.
2.
the primordial middle layer of a young embryo before the segregation of the germ layers, capable of becoming the mesoderm.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; meso- + -blast
Related forms
mesoblastic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mesoblastic

mesoblast

/ˈmɛsəʊˌblæst/
noun
1.
another name for mesoderm
Derived Forms
mesoblastic, adjective
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mesoblastic in Medicine

mesoblast mes·o·blast (měz'ə-blāst', měs'-)
n.
The middle germinal layer of an early embryo, consisting of undifferentiated cells destined to become the mesoderm.


mes'o·blas'tic adj.
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