Definition of mesoblast in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmezōˌblast/
Pronunciation: /ˈmesəˌblast/


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.



Pronunciation: /ˌmezəˈblastik/ Pronunciation: /ˌmē-/
Example sentences
  • Because mesoblastic nephromas may extensively involve the renal sinus, careful surgical and pathologic examination of the medial aspect of the nephrectomy and its margins are of paramount importance.
  • While histology of mesoblastic nephroma is not related to prognosis, completeness of tumor resection is extremely important.
  • Congenital mesoblastic nephroma is the most common renal neoplasm in neonates, but it can rarely occur in children and adults.

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Syllabification: mes·o·blast

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