myeloblast

noun
my·​e·​lo·​blast | \ ˈmī-ə-lə-ˌblast How to pronounce myeloblast (audio) \

Definition of myeloblast

: a large mononuclear nongranular bone-marrow cell especially : one that is a precursor of a myelocyte

Other Words from myeloblast

myeloblastic \ ˌmī-​ə-​lə-​ˈbla-​stik How to pronounce myeloblastic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of myeloblast

circa 1904, in the meaning defined above

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myeloblast

noun
my·​e·​lo·​blast | \ ˈmī-ə-lə-ˌblast How to pronounce myeloblast (audio) \

Medical Definition of myeloblast

: a large mononuclear nongranular bone marrow cell especially : one that is a precursor of a myelocyte — compare leukoblast

Other Words from myeloblast

myeloblastic \ ˌmī-​ə-​lə-​ˈblas-​tik How to pronounce myeloblastic (audio) \ adjective

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