neuroblast

noun
neu·​ro·​blast | \ ˈn(y)u̇r-ə-ˌblast How to pronounce neuroblast (audio) \

Medical Definition of neuroblast

: a cellular precursor of a nerve cell especially : an undifferentiated embryonic nerve cell

Other Words from neuroblast

neuroblastic \ ˌn(y)u̇r-​ə-​ˈblas-​tik How to pronounce neuroblast (audio) \ adjective

Learn More about neuroblast

Cite this Entry

“Neuroblast.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neuroblast. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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

Comments on neuroblast

What made you want to look up neuroblast? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

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!