-blast

-blast

variant of blasto- as final element of a compound word: ectoblast.
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-blast
 
n combining form
(in biology) indicating an embryonic cell or formative layer: mesoblast
 
[from Greek blastos bud]

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-blast suff.
An immature, embryonic stage in the development of cells or tissues: erythroblast.

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