Meaning of cytoblast in English:

cytoblast

Pronunciation /ˈsʌɪtə(ʊ)blɑːst/ /ˈsʌɪtə(ʊ)blast/

noun

historical Biology
  • The nucleus of a cell.

    The term was introduced by Schleiden on the supposition that the cytoblast was a germ from which the cell develops.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From cyto- + -blast, after German Cytoblast.