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Medical Term:

hemangioblast

Pronunciation: he-man'je-o-blast

Definition: A primordial embryonic cell of mesodermal origin producing cells from which vascular endothelium, reticuloendothelial elements, and blood-formin are cells of all types are derived.

[hemangio- + G. blastos, germ]

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