Chromoblast
Chromoblast Chro"mo*blast, n. [Gr. ? color + -blast.] An embryonic cell which develops into a pigment cell. [1913 Webster]

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  • chromoblast — n. [Gr. chroma, color; blastos, bud] An embryonic cell that develops into a pigment cell …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • chromoblast — An embryonic cell with the potentiality of developing into a pigment cell. [chromo + G. blastos, germ] * * * chro·mo·blast krō mə .blast n an anatomical cell that develops into a pigment cell * * * chro·mo·blast (kroґmo blast) [chromo + blast] an …   Medical dictionary

  • chromoblast — chro·mo·blast …   English syllables

  • chromoblast — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ˌblast noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary chrom + blast : an anatomical cell that develops into a pigment cell …   Useful english dictionary

  • χρωμοβλάστη — η Ν βιολ. εμβρυϊκό κύτταρο που εξελίσσεται σε χρωματοφόρο. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. chromoblast < χρώμα + βλαστός] …   Dictionary of Greek

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