medulloblast

noun

me·​dul·​lo·​blast mə-ˈdəl-ə-ˌblast How to pronounce medulloblast (audio) ˈmej-ə-lə- How to pronounce medulloblast (audio)
: a primitive undifferentiated nerve cell of the neural tube that is capable of developing into either a neuroblast or a spongioblast and that is found in medulloblastomas

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“Medulloblast.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/medulloblast. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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