myeloblast

[ mahy-uh-luh-blast ]
/ ˈmaɪ ə ləˌblæst /

noun Cell Biology.

an immature myelocyte.

Origin of myeloblast

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

Related forms

my·e·lo·blas·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for myeloblast

myeloblast

/ (ˈmaɪələʊˌblɑːst) /

noun

a cell that gives rise to a granulocyte, normally occurring in the bone marrow but detected in the blood in certain diseases, esp leukaemia

Derived Forms

myeloblastic (ˌmaɪələʊˈblæstɪk), adjective
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Medicine definitions for myeloblast

myeloblast

[ mīə-lə-blăst′ ]

n.

An immature cell of the bone marrow that is the precursor of a myelocyte.premyelocyte
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