cytoblast


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cytoblast

(si'to-blast) [? + blastos, germ]
A cell nucleus.
See: cyton
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Schleiden discussed the cell as the basic unit of life, and then proposed two methods by which he believed cells formed: by the spontaneous formation of cells in certain organic solutions, "free cell formation"; and by enlargement of "cytoblasts," the nuclei of cells, which he believed were immature cells contained within the adult.