erythroblast

[ ih-rith-ruh-blast ]
/ ɪˈrɪθ rəˌblæst /

noun Anatomy.

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

Nearby words

  1. erythremic myelosis,
  2. erythrism,
  3. erythrite,
  4. erythritol,
  5. erythro-,
  6. erythroblastemia,
  7. erythroblastopenia,
  8. erythroblastosis,
  9. erythroblastosis fetalis,
  10. erythroblastotic

Origin of erythroblast

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

Related formse·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 Formserythroblastic, adjective

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Medicine definitions for erythroblast

erythroblast

[ ĭ-rĭthrə-blăst′ ]

n.

Any of the nucleated cells normally found in bone marrow that develop into red blood cells.
Related formse•ryth′ro•blastic adj.


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