histoblast

[ his-tuh-blast ]
/ ˈhɪs təˌblæst /

noun Biology.

a cell or group of cells capable of forming tissue.

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Origin of histoblast

First recorded in 1885–90; histo- + -blast
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Medical definitions for histoblast

histoblast
[ hĭstə-blăst′ ]

n.

histioblast
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