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mes·o·blast

 (mĕz′ə-blăst′, mĕs′-)
n.
The middle germinal layer of an early embryo, consisting of undifferentiated cells destined to become the mesoderm.

mes′o·blas′tic adj.

mesoblast

(ˈmɛsəʊˌblæst)
n
(Zoology) another name for mesoderm
ˌmesoˈblastic adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mesoblast - the middle germ layer that develops into muscle and bone and cartilage and blood and connective tissuemesoblast - the middle germ layer that develops into muscle and bone and cartilage and blood and connective tissue
germ layer - (embryology) any of the 3 layers of cells differentiated in embryos following gastrulation
chordamesoderm, chordomesoderm - the area of mesoderm that forms the notochord
mesenchyme - mesodermal tissue that forms connective tissue and blood and smooth muscles
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