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

erythroblastic

play \i-ˌrith-rə-ˈbla-stik\ adjective

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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

erythroblastic

play \-ˌrith-rə-ˈblas-tik\ adjective

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