[meg-uh-kar-ee-uh-blast] /ˌmɛg əˈkær i əˌblæst/

noun, Cell Biology.
a cell that gives rise to a megakaryocyte.

megakaryoblast meg·a·kar·y·o·blast (měg’ə-kār’ē-ə-blāst’)
The precursor of a megakaryocyte.


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