erythroblast

noun
eryth·​ro·​blast | \ i-ˈrith-rə-ˌblast How to pronounce erythroblast (audio) \

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

Other Words from erythroblast

erythroblastic \ i-​ˌrith-​rə-​ˈbla-​stik How to pronounce erythroblast (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of erythroblast

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Erythroblast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/erythroblast. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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erythroblast

noun
eryth·​ro·​blast | \ i-ˈrith-rə-ˌblast How to pronounce erythroblast (audio) \

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 How to pronounce erythroblast (audio) \ adjective

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