megakaryoblast

megakaryoblast

[meg-uh-kar-ee-uh-blast]
noun Cell Biology.
a cell that gives rise to a megakaryocyte.

Origin:
mega- + karyo- + -blast

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megakaryoblast meg·a·kar·y·o·blast (měg'ə-kār'ē-ə-blāst')
n.
The precursor of a megakaryocyte.

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