erythroblast


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e·ryth·ro·blast

 (ĭ-rĭth′rə-blăst′)
n.
Any of the nucleated cells normally found only in bone marrow that are precursors of erythrocytes.

[German Erythroblast : erythro-, erythro- (from Greek eruthros, red; see erythro-) + -blast, -blast (from Greek blastos, bud, germ; see -blast).]

e·ryth′ro·blas′tic adj.

erythroblast

(ɪˈrɪθrəʊˌblæst)
n
(Physiology) a nucleated cell in bone marrow that develops into an erythrocyte
eˌrythroˈblastic adj

e•ryth•ro•blast

(ɪˈrɪθ rəˌblæst)

n.
a nucleated cell in the bone marrow from which a red blood cell develops.
[1885–90]
e•ryth`ro•blas′tic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.erythroblast - a nucleated cell in bone marrow from which red blood cells develop
embryonic cell, formative cell - a cell of an embryo
sideroblast - an erythroblast having granules of ferritin
Translations

e·ryth·ro·blast

n. eritroblasto, hematíe, glóbulo rojo primitivo.
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