neuroblast

[ noo r-uh-blast, nyoo r- ]
/ ˈnʊər əˌblæst, ˈnyʊər- /

noun

an immature nerve cell.

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Origin of neuroblast

First recorded in 1890–95; neuro- + -blast

OTHER WORDS FROM neuroblast

neu·ro·blas·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for neuroblast

neuroblast
/ (ˈnjʊərəʊˌblæst) /

noun

an embryonic nerve cell
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Medical definitions for neuroblast

neuroblast
[ nurə-blăst′ ]

n.

An embryonic cell from which a nerve cell develops.
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