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|Noun||1.||formative cell - a cell of an embryo|
cell - (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals
blastocyte - an undifferentiated embryonic cell
ameloblast - a cell from which tooth enamel develops
erythroblast - a nucleated cell in bone marrow from which red blood cells develop
fibroblast - a cell from which connective tissue develops
neuroblast - a cell from which a nerve cell develops
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