melanoblast


me·la·no·blast

noun \mə-ˈla-nə-ˌblast, ˈme-lə-nō-\

Definition of MELANOBLAST

:  a cell that is a precursor of a melanocyte or melanophore

Origin of MELANOBLAST

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1901

me·la·no·blast

noun \mə-ˈlan-ə-ˌblast, ˈmel-ə-nō-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MELANOBLAST

: a cell that is a precursor of a melanocyte or melanophore—compare melanocyte
me·la·no·blas·tic \mə-ˌlan-ə-ˈblas-tik, ˌmel-ə-nō-\ adjective

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