hematoblast

[hi-mat-uh-blast, hee-muh-tuh-, hem-uh-]

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 formshe′ma•to•blastic adj.
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