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erythroblast

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noun eryth·ro·blast \i-ˈrith-rə-ˌblast\

Definition of erythroblast

  1. :  a polychromatic nucleated cell of red bone marrow that synthesizes hemoglobin and that is an intermediate in the initial stage of red blood cell formation; broadly :  a cell ancestral to red blood cells

eryth·ro·blas·tic play \-ˌrith-rə-ˈblas-tik\ adjective


Origin of erythroblast

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1890


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erythroblast

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noun eryth·ro·blast \i-ˈrith-rə-ˌblast\

Medical Definition of erythroblast

  1. :  a polychromatic nucleated cell of red marrow that synthesizes hemoglobin and that is an intermediate in the initial stage of red blood cell formation; broadly :  a cell ancestral to red blood cells—compare normoblast

  2. eryth·ro·blas·tic \-ˌrith-rə-ˈblas-tik\play adjective




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