astroblast

astroblast

 [as´tro-blast]
a cell that develops into an astrocyte.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

as·tro·blast

(as'trō-blast),
A primordial cell developing into an astrocyte.
[G. astron, star, + blastos, germ]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

as·tro·blast

(as'trō-blast)
A primordial cell developing into an astrocyte.
[G. astron, star, + blastos, germ]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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