Definition of mesoblast in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɛsə(ʊ)blast/
/ˈmɛzə(ʊ)blast/ /ˈmiːsə(ʊ)blast/ /ˈmiːzə(ʊ)blast/


The mesoderm of an embryo in its earliest stages.
Example sentences
  • Using Lankester's terms epiblast, hypoblast and mesoblast for the embryonic germ layers, Balfour described chick ectoderm and endoderm for the first time in English.
  • To be seen is the differentiation of the mesoblast into the paraxial, intermediate and lateral plate mesoderm
  • The movements of these male-specific mesoblasts occur independently of the concomitant divisions of these cells.

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