leukoblast


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leu·ko·blast

(lū'kō-blast),
An immature granular leukocyte.
Synonym(s): proleukocyte
[leuko- + G. blastos, germ]

leu·ko·blast

(lū'kō-blast)
An immature white blood cell that is transitional between the lymphoidocyte and the promyelocyte; the cytoplasm is polychromatophilic, the nuclear chromatin is thicker, and the nucleoli less distinct.
[leuko- + G. blastos, germ]
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Only six years old, Shivani Angappan carrectly spelled tongue-tangling words like "hippocampus," "condyle," "occipital," "meninges," and even "leukoblast" to win the 2006 Jack and Jill National Spelling Bee at our Fitness Farm in April.
Shivani competed against kids from other age groups, even 11- and 12-year-olds, and had to spell really hard words like "occipital," "meninges," and "leukoblast." But she hung in there, finally winning the event by correctly spelling "vasa" (which means vessel or opening).