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myoblast

[mahy-uh-blast] /ˈmaɪ əˌblæst/
noun, Embryology.
1.
any of the cells derived from the mesoderm in the vertebrate embryo that develop into muscle tissue.
Origin of myoblast
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; myo- + -blast
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myoblast in Medicine

myoblast my·o·blast (mī'ə-blāst')
n.
A primitive muscle cell having the potential to develop into a muscle fiber. Also called sarcoblast.

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