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hemocytoblast

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

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

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Origin of hemocytoblast

OTHER WORDS FROM hemocytoblast

he·mo·cy·to·blas·tic, adjective
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Medical 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
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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