Definition of Myoblast

1. Noun. an undifferentiated stem cell that develops into muscle tissue ¹



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Definition of Myoblast

1. a cell capable of giving rise to muscle cells [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myoblast

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myna bird
mynah
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mynahs
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mynchens
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mynchery
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myndes
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myo-
myoblast (current term)
myoblastic
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myocardia
myocardial
myocardial-infarct
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myocardial infarctions
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myocardial inflammation
myocardial ischaemia
myocardin
myocardioblast

Literary usage of Myoblast

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1. A Text-book of Histology: Arranged Upon an Embryological Basis by Frederic Thomas Lewis, Philipp Stöhr (1913)
"During the growth of the myoblast, mitotic nuclear division takes place ... The entire myoblast is surrounded by a membrane, to the formation of which the ..."

2. A Laboratory manual and text-book of embryology by Charles William Prentiss (1922)
"A, myoblast a 13 mm. sheep embryo; B, ... myofibrils in a myoblast of a 10 mm. guinea pig embryo; C, myoblast with longitudinally splitting striated ..."

3. Outlines of zoology by John Arthur Thomson (1895)
"According to Bergh the germ band consists originally of three cells on each side, the neuroblast, the primary inner myoblast, the outer myoblast. ..."

4. The Structure and Development of the Nephridia of Arenicola Cristata by Ralph Stayner Lillie (1905)
"... distinguishable from the adjoining purely myoblast cells. The lumen becomes more distinct and the body of the differentiating organ increases in size, ..."

5. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1901)
"... and connected below with the nerve plexus; it, a myoblast; c, the processes of myoblast terminating in the circular muscles; p, free end of sense cell; ..."

6. An Outline of psychobiology by Knight Dunlap (1917)
"The myoblasts may have a diameter of from IO//, to 100^. The fibrils within the myoblast divide longitudinally, and group themselves, forming muscle columns ..."

7. Novel Systems for the Study of Human Disease: From Basic Research to by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, SourceOECD (Online service) (1998)
"PARTRIDGE, TA ( 1 99 1 ), “myoblast transfer: a possible therapy for inherited myopathies?”, Muscle & Nerve 14, pp. 197-179. SALVATORI, G., G. FERRARI, ..."

8. Lippincott's Medical dictionary: A Complete Vocabulary of the Terms Used in by Ryland W. Greene, Joseph Thomas (1906)
"myoblast (mai'o-bloet). [Gr. pix muscle + /W/KjT<$f germ.] A cell of the formative tissue ... Of the nature of a myoblast. Myocardial (mai-o-car'di-pl). ..."

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