Definitions

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

  • n. Any of the nucleated cells normally found only in bone marrow that develop into erythrocytes.

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  • n. cell in the bone marrow from which red blood cells develop

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a nucleated cell in bone marrow from which red blood cells develop.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the colored amœ-boid cells found in the marrow of the bones and supposed to give rise to the red blood-corpuscles.

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  • n. a nucleated cell in bone marrow from which red blood cells develop

Etymologies

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erythro- + -blast

Examples

  • Can survival of the fittest or random mutations explain how a hemocytoblast (first stage) could change (mature) into a proerythroblast, whose only apparent job is to change (mature) into an erythroblast, whose job is to become a normoblast and then a reticulocyte and finally a red blood cell?

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  • Beginning as a hemocytoblast, a cell that has multiple development potentials, in the mesenchyme, the structure slowly turns into an erythroblast, which then loses its nucleus and mitochondria and gains hemoglobin.

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  • Consequently, the erythroblast can undergo maturation.

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  • ELK4, another member of the erythroblast transformation-specific family, is androgen regulated, involved in promoting cell growth, and highly expressed in a subset of prostate cancers, the authors continued.

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  • Prior to this report, chromosomal rearrangements accounted for all erythroblast transformation-specific gene fusions associated with prostate cancer.

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  • Androgen genes accounted for all of the 5 'genomic regulatory promoter elements fused with the erythroblast transformation-specific genes.

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  • -- account for 90\% of erythroblast transformation-specific prostate cancers, the authors said.

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