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leukoblast

or leu·co·blast

[ loo-kuh-blast ]
/ ˈlu kəˌblæst /
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noun Cell Biology.
an immature leukocyte.
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Origin of leukoblast

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

OTHER WORDS FROM leukoblast

leu·ko·blas·tic, adjective
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Medical definitions for leukoblast

leukoblast
[ lōōkə-blăst′ ]

n.
An immature white blood cell formed during the transition from lymphoidocyte to promyelocyte.proleukocyte

Other words from leukoblast

leu′ko•blastic adj.
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