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histoblast

[his-tuh-blast]
noun Biology.
  1. 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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Historical Examples of histoblast

  • Histoblast: the morphological unit or cell characteristic of a particular tissue.

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    John. B. Smith


histoblast in Medicine

histoblast

(hĭstə-blăst′)
n.
  1. histioblast
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