[mahy-uh-blast] /ˈmaɪ əˌblæst/

noun, Embryology.
any of the cells derived from the mesoderm in the vertebrate embryo that develop into muscle tissue.

myoblast my·o·blast (mī’ə-blāst’)
A primitive muscle cell having the potential to develop into a muscle fiber. Also called sarcoblast.


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