Angioblast



one of several mesenchymal cells capable of developing into the endothelium of the blood vessels.

angioblast an·gi·o·blast (ān’jē-ə-blāst’)
n.

A cell taking part in blood vessel formation.

The primordial mesenchymal tissue from which embryonic blood cells and vascular endothelium are differentiated. Also called vasoformative cell.

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