Meaning of angioblast in English:

angioblast

noun

  • 1Embryology Physiology
    A type of cell involved in the formation of blood vessels; specifically a precursor of an endothelial cell.

  • 2Embryology
    Embryonic mesenchymal tissue from which blood cells and blood vessels develop. Now somewhat rare.

Pronunciation

angioblast

/ˈan(d)ʒɪə(ʊ)blɑːst/ /ˈan(d)ʒɪə(ʊ)blast/

Origin

Late 19th century. From angio- + -blast, after German Angioblast.