hemocytoblast

hemocytoblast

[hee-muh-sahy-tuh-blast, hem-uh-]
noun Anatomy.
a primordial cell capable of developing into any type of blood cell.

Origin:
hemocyte + -o- + -blast

hemocytoblastic, adjective
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hemocytoblast he·mo·cy·to·blast (hē'mə-sī'tə-blāst')
n.
A stem cell derived from the embryonic mesenchyme and considered to be capable of developing into any type of blood cell. Also called hemoblast, lymphoidocyte.

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