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erythroblast

[ ih-rith-ruh-blast ]
/ ɪˈrɪθ rəˌblæst /
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noun Anatomy.

a nucleated cell in the bone marrow from which red blood cells develop.

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Origin of erythroblast

First recorded in 1885–90; erythro- + -blast

OTHER WORDS FROM erythroblast

e·ryth·ro·blas·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for erythroblast

erythroblast
/ (ɪˈrɪθrəʊˌblæst) /

noun

a nucleated cell in bone marrow that develops into an erythrocyte

Derived forms of erythroblast

erythroblastic, adjective
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Medical definitions for erythroblast

erythroblast
[ ĭ-rĭthrə-blăst′ ]

n.

Any of the nucleated cells normally found in bone marrow that develop into red blood cells.

Other words from erythroblast

e•ryth′ro•blastic adj.
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