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lym·pho·blast

 (lĭm′fə-blăst′)
n.
A large, immature lymphocyte that has been activated by an antigen and divides to give rise to mature lymphocytes (B cells and T cells).

lym′pho·blas′tic adj.

lymphoblast

(ˈlɪmfəʊˌblɑːst)
n
(Pathology) an abnormal cell consisting of a large nucleus and small cytoplasm that was once thought to be an immature lymphocyte and is now associated with a type of leukaemia (lymphoblastic leukaemia)
lymphoblastic adj
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Noun1.lymphoblast - an immature lymphocyte
lymph cell, lymphocyte - an agranulocytic leukocyte that normally makes up a quarter of the white blood cell count but increases in the presence of infection
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lym·pho·blast

n. linfoblasto, forma primitiva del linfocito.
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Some cases of Burkitt lymphoma, lymphoblastic lymphoma, and T-prolymphocytic leukemia will be SOX11+, although usually these are easily distinguished from MCL based on review of the hematoxylin-eosin stain in conjunction with flow cytometric immunophenotyping and/or a panel of immunohistochemical stains.
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