Leukoblast



[loo-kuh-blast] /ˈlu kəˌblæst/

noun, Cell Biology.
1.
an immature leukocyte.

leukoblast leu·ko·blast (lōō’kə-blāst’)
n.
An immature white blood cell formed during the transition from lymphoidocyte to promyelocyte. Also called proleukocyte.
leu’ko·blas’tic adj.

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