erythroblast

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

Definition of erythroblast 

: 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

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erythroblastic \i-​ˌrith-​rə-​ˈbla-​stik \ adjective

First Known Use of erythroblast

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

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erythroblast

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

Medical Definition of erythroblast 

: 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

Other Words from erythroblast

erythroblastic \-​ˌrith-​rə-​ˈblas-​tik \ adjective

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