hematoblast

[ hi-mat-uh-blast, hee-muh-tuh-, hem-uh- ]
/ hɪˈmæt əˌblæst, ˈhi mə tə-, ˈhɛm ə- /

noun

an immature blood cell, especially a red blood cell.
Also hemoblast.

Origin of hematoblast

First recorded in 1875–80; hemato- + -blast
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Medicine definitions for hematoblast

hematoblast

[ hēmə-tə-blăst′, hĭ-mătə- ]

n.

An immature undifferentiated blood cell.

Related forms

he′ma•to•blastic adj.
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