oligodendroblast

ol·i·go·den·dro·blast

(ol'i-gō-den'drō-blast),
A primitive glial cell that is the normal precursor cell of the oligodendrocyte.

oligodendroblast

(ŏl″ĭ-gō-dĕn′drō-blăst) [″ + Gr. dendron, tree, + blastos, germ]
A glial cell precursor that develops from a neuroectoderm cell in the neural tube or from a subependymal cell in the nervous system and that gives rise to a mature oligodendrocyte, which can myelinate axons.
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Preferential injury of oligodendroblasts by a short hypoxic-ischemic insult.