megakaryoblast

[ meg-uh-kar-ee-uh-blast ]
/ ˌmɛg əˈkær i əˌblæst /

noun Cell Biology.

a cell that gives rise to a megakaryocyte.

Nearby words

  1. megagamete,
  2. megagametophyte,
  3. megahertz,
  4. megahit,
  5. megajoule,
  6. megakaryocyte,
  7. megakaryocytic leukemia,
  8. megal-,
  9. megalecithal,
  10. megalesia

Origin of megakaryoblast


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Medicine definitions for megakaryoblast

megakaryoblast

[ mĕg′ə-kărē-ə-blăst′ ]

n.

The precursor of a megakaryocyte.

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