SYN: mesoderm. [meso- + G. blastos, germ]

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me·so·blast 'mez-ə-.blast, 'mēz-, 'mēs-, 'mes- n the embryonic cells that give rise to mesoderm broadly MESODERM

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meso·blast (mezґo-) (meґzo-blast″) [meso- + -blast] mesoderm, especially in the early undifferentiated stages. mesoblastic adj

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  • Mesoblast — Mes o*blast, n. [Meso + blast.] (Biol.) (a) The mesoderm. (b) The cell nucleus; mesoplast. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mesoblast — Mesoblast, soviel wie Mesoderm …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mesoblást — (grch.), s.v.w. Mesoderm (s. Gastrula) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • mesoblast — [mes′ō blast΄, mez′ō blast΄] n. [ MESO + BLAST] MESODERM mesoblastic adj …   English World dictionary

  • mesoblast — n. [Gr. mesos, middle; blastos, bud] Embryonic mesoderm; the middle germ layer; mesoblastic adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • mesoblast — mesoblastic, adj. /mez euh blast , mes , mee zeuh , seuh /, n. Embryol. 1. the mesoderm. 2. the primordial middle layer of a young embryo before the segregation of the germ layers, capable of becoming the mesoderm. [1855 60; MESO + BLAST] * * * …   Universalium

  • mesoblast — noun the middle, germinal layer of undifferentiated cells of an early embryo; it becomes the mesoderm …   Wiktionary

  • Mesoblast — Me|so|blạst 〈n.; Gen.: (e)s, Pl.: e; Biol.; Med.〉 mittlere Zellschicht innerhalb der frühen Embryonalentwicklung; →a. s. Mesoderm [Etym.: <Meso… + …blast] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Mesoblast — Me|so|blast* das; [e]s, e <zu gr. blastós »Spross, Keim«> svw. ↑Mesoderm …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • mesoblast — n. (Embryology) mesoderm in an embryo (central layer of embryonic cells) …   English contemporary dictionary

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