melanoblast

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mel·a·no·blast

 (mĕl′ə-nō-blăst′, mə-lăn′ə-)
n.
A precursor cell of a melanocyte or melanophore.

mel′a·no·blas′tic adj.

melanoblast

(ˈmɛlənəʊˌblæst)
n
(Physiology) a cell that develops into a melanocyte
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Noun1.melanoblast - an epidermal cell that is a precursor of a melanocyte
epidermal cell - any of the cells making up the epidermis
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