from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An immature cell of the bone marrow that is the precursor of a myelocyte.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A cell from which the myelocyte is developed; sometimes also synonymous with myelocyte, 2.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun biology An immature cell of bone marrow that develops into a myelocyte

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a precursor of leukocytes that normally occurs only in bone marrow


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

myelo- + -blast


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word myeloblast.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.