Definition of Mesoblast

1. Noun. The middle germ layer that develops into muscle and bone and cartilage and blood and connective tissue.

Exact synonyms: Mesoderm
Generic synonyms: Germ Layer
Specialized synonyms: Chordamesoderm, Chordomesoderm, Mesenchyme
Derivative terms: Mesoblastic, Mesodermal



Definition of Mesoblast

1. n. The mesoderm.

Definition of Mesoblast

1. Noun. (biology) the middle, germinal layer of undifferentiated cells of an early embryo; it becomes the mesoderm ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mesoblast

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Mesoblast

1. The mesoderm. The cell nucleus; mesoplast. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mesoblast

meso compound
meso compounds
mesoangioblast
mesoangioblasts
mesoappendices
mesoappendix
mesoappendixes
mesoarium
mesoband
mesobands
mesobilane
mesobilene
mesobilirubin
mesobilirubinogen
mesobiliviolin
mesoblast (current term)
mesoblastema
mesoblastemic
mesoblastic
mesoblastic nephroma
mesoblastic segment
mesoblastic sensibility
mesoblasts
mesobranchial
mesobronchia
mesobronchium
mesocaecal
mesocaecum
mesocarb
mesocardia

Literary usage of Mesoblast

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1. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1908)
"THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ADHESIVE ORGAN AND HEAD mesoblast OF AMIA.1 JACOB ... of the head mesoblast in so far as this is related to the adhesive organ. ..."

2. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Edward Albert Sharpey-Schäfer, George Dancer Thane (1890)
"One of these is the cleavage of the lateral mesoblast (which is at first a ... The layer of mesoblast which clings to the epiblast eventually forms part of ..."

3. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1885)
"The origin of the mesoblast. A diploblastic condition of the organism preceded, as we have seen, the triploblastic. The epiblast during the diploblastic ..."

4. The Elements of Embryology by Michael Foster, Francis Maitland Balfour (1883)
"The mesoblast plates at the two sides remain in the meantime quite free. ... In the following section the hitherto independent mesoblast plates become ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1901)
"... into a general theory, of which the essential points are that the mesoblast-bands (developed from the pole-cells) of annelids are homologous, ..."

6. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"Formation of the mesoblast. ... out between the epiblast and hypo- blast, having been derived partly from both ; this layer constitutes the mesoblast or ..."

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