neuroblast

[noo r-uh-blast, nyoo r-]

Origin of neuroblast

First recorded in 1890–95; neuro- + -blast
Related formsneu·ro·blas·tic, adjective
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neuroblast

noun
  1. an embryonic nerve cell
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neuroblast in Medicine

neuroblast

[nurə-blăst′]
n.
  1. An embryonic cell from which a nerve cell develops.
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