hemocytoblast

[ hee-muh-sahy-tuh-blast, hem-uh- ]
/ ˌhi məˈsaɪ təˌblæst, ˌhɛm ə- /

noun Anatomy.

a primordial cell capable of developing into any type of blood cell.

Origin of hemocytoblast

Related forms

he·mo·cy·to·blas·tic, adjective
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Medicine definitions for hemocytoblast

hemocytoblast

[ hē′mə-sītə-blăst′ ]

n.

A stem cell derived from the embryonic mesenchyme and considered to be capable of developing into any type of blood cell.hemoblast lymphoidocyte
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