angioblast

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angioblast

[′an·jē·ə‚blast]
(embryology)
A mesenchyme cell derived from extraembryonic endoderm that differentiates into embryonic blood cells and endothelium.
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Neovascularization of ischemic myocardium by human bone-marrow-derived angioblasts prevents cardiomyocyte apoptosis, reduces remodeling, and improves cardiac function.
The adhesions are necessary for tendon healing as they bring fibroblasts and angioblasts from the peritendinous structures [28].
In the early stages of vascular development, a primary capillary plexus is formed de novo by angioblasts, which are endothelial cell precursors derived from mesodermal cells.