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

noun Anatomy.

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

Origin of erythroblast

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

OTHER WORDS FROM erythroblast

e·ryth·ro·blas·tic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for erythroblast

/ (ɪˈrɪθrəʊˌblæst) /


a nucleated cell in bone marrow that develops into an erythrocyte

Derived forms of erythroblast

erythroblastic, adjective
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Medicine definitions for erythroblast

[ ĭ-rĭthrə-blăst′ ]


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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