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

erythroblastic

play \i-ˌrith-rə-ˈbla-stik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology 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

erythroblastic

\-ˌrith-rə-ˈblas-tik\play adjective

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