chromoblast

noun
chro·​mo·​blast | \ ˈkrō-mə-ˌblast How to pronounce chromoblast (audio) \

Medical Definition of chromoblast

: an anatomical cell that develops into a pigment cell

Learn More About chromoblast

Dictionary Entries Near chromoblast

chromobacterium

chromoblast

chromoblastomycosis

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Chromoblast.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chromoblast. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words Named After People

  • name tags
  • Namesake of the leotard, Jules Léotard had what profession?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!