neuroblast

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

an immature nerve cell.

Nearby words

  1. neuroanatomy,
  2. neuroarthropathy,
  3. neuroaxonal,
  4. neurobehavioral,
  5. neurobiology,
  6. neuroblastoma,
  7. neurocardiac,
  8. neurochemical,
  9. neurochemistry,
  10. neurochip

Origin of neuroblast

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

Related formsneu·ro·blas·tic, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for neuroblast

neuroblast

/ (ˈnjʊərəʊˌblæst) /

noun

an embryonic nerve cell
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Medicine definitions for neuroblast

neuroblast

[ nurə-blăst′ ]

n.

An embryonic cell from which a nerve cell develops.

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