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myeloblast

[ mahy-uh-luh-blast ]
/ ˈmaɪ ə ləˌblæst /
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noun Cell Biology.
an immature myelocyte.
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Origin of myeloblast

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

OTHER WORDS FROM myeloblast

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 of myeloblast

myeloblastic (ˌmaɪələʊˈblæstɪk), adjective
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Medical 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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