—hemocytoblastic, adj./hee'meuh suy"teuh blast', hem'euh-/, n. Anat.a primordial cell capable of developing into any type of blood cell.[HEMOCYTE + -O- + -BLAST]
* * *▪ biologygeneralized stem cell, from which, according to the monophyletic theory of blood cell formation, all blood cells form, including both erythrocytes (erythrocyte) and leukocytes (leukocyte). The cell resembles a lymphocyte and has a large nucleus; its cytoplasm contains granules that stain with a base.
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