Meaning of erythroblast in English:


Pronunciation /ɪˈrɪθrə(ʊ)blɑːst/


  • An immature erythrocyte, containing a nucleus.

    ‘In patients suffering from a variety of severe diseases the detection of erythroblasts in peripheral blood is associated with poor prognosis.’
    • ‘Erythrocytes circulate in the blood, but they originate in the bone marrow as erythroblasts and go through several stages of differentiation until they finally leave the bone marrow and enter the blood stream as fully-formed erythrocytes.’