melanoblast

noun
me·​la·​no·​blast | \mə-ˈla-nə-ˌblast, ˈme-lə-nō-\

Definition of melanoblast 

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

First Known Use of melanoblast

1901, in the meaning defined above

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melanoblast

noun
me·​la·​no·​blast | \mə-ˈlan-ə-ˌblast, ˈmel-ə-nō- \

Medical Definition of melanoblast 

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

Other Words from melanoblast

melanoblastic \mə-​ˌlan-​ə-​ˈblas-​tik, ˌmel-​ə-​nō-​ \ adjective

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