Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A dividing cell that gives rise to a mature lymphocyte.

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  • n. An immature lymphocyte; they proliferate uncontrollably in lymphoblastic leukemia

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  • n. A leucocyte of lymph-gland origin, which possesses feeble phagocytic properties: distinguished from the myeloblast.

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  • n. an immature lymphocyte

Etymologies

lympho- +‎ -blast (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Population-independently normalised expression data for 47293 probes applied to samples from lymphoblast cell lines of 270 HapMap individuals were provided by Stranger

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  • We combined gene expression data derived from lymphoblast cell lines of 270 HapMap individuals

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  • Supplementary Figure 15b. (f) Electron micrographs of a lymphoblast from an individual with HD

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  • To test this hypothesis, the researchers evaluated uPA levels in lysates of leukocytes and erythrocytes from six patients with Quebec platelet disorders and six healthy controls, and in lysates of lymphoblast cell lines from four affected patients and 12 controls.

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  • Matigian NA, McCurdy RD, Feron F, Perry C, Smith H, et al. (2008) Fibroblast and lymphoblast gene expression profiles in schizophrenia: are non-neural cells informative?

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  • Children and adolescents who had acute lymphoblast leukaemia

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  • "Inhibition of lymphoblast transformation test (LTT) in phytohaemagglutinin (PHA) with Phytolacca americana in homeopathic dilution".

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  • In addition, researchers sequenced lymphoblast DNA from a Caucasian male sample (NA20431) obtained from the Personal Genome Project (

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