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melanoblast

[muh-lan-uh-blast, mel-uh-nuh-] /məˈlæn əˌblæst, ˈmɛl ə nə-/
noun, Biology
1.
an undifferentiated cell that develops into a melanophore or melanocyte.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; melano- + -blast
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melanoblast in Medicine

melanoblast mel·a·no·blast (měl'ə-nō-blāst', mə-lān'ə-)
n.
A precursor cell of a melanocyte or melanophore.


mel'a·no·blas'tic adj.
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