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leukoblast

[loo-kuh-blast] /ˈlu kəˌblæst/
noun, Cell Biology
1.
an immature leukocyte.
Also, leucoblast.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; leuko- + -blast
Related forms
leukoblastic, adjective
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leukoblastic in Medicine

leukoblast leu·ko·blast (lōō'kə-blāst')
n.
An immature white blood cell formed during the transition from lymphoidocyte to promyelocyte. Also called proleukocyte.


leu'ko·blas'tic adj.
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