leucoblast

[ loo-kuh-blast ]
/ ˈlu kəˌblæst /

noun


Nearby words

  1. leucippus,
  2. leucite,
  3. leucitic,
  4. leuco base,
  5. leuco-,
  6. leucocratic,
  7. leucocyte,
  8. leucocytosis,
  9. leucodepleted,
  10. leucoderma

leukoblast

or leu·co·blast

[ loo-kuh-blast ]
/ ˈlu kəˌblæst /

noun Cell Biology.

an immature leukocyte.

Origin of leukoblast

First recorded in 1900–05; leuko- + -blast

Related formsleu·ko·blas·tic, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for leucoblast

leucoblast

esp US leukoblast

/ (ˈluːkəʊˌblɑːst) /

noun

an immature leucocyte
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Medicine definitions for leucoblast

leukoblast

[ lōōkə-blăst′ ]

n.

An immature white blood cell formed during the transition from lymphoidocyte to promyelocyte.proleukocyte
Related formsleu′ko•blastic adj.


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