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[mahy-uh-luh-blast] /ˈmaɪ ə ləˌblæst/

noun, Cell Biology.
an immature myelocyte.
a cell that gives rise to a granulocyte, normally occurring in the bone marrow but detected in the blood in certain diseases, esp leukaemia

myeloblast my·e·lo·blast (mī’ə-lə-blāst’)
An immature cell of the bone marrow that is the precursor of a myelocyte. Also called premyelocyte.


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