1. <biology> A combining form or suffix that means growth or formation.

2. <cell biology> An immature precursor cell of the type indicated by the preceding word, for example; bioblast, epiblast, mesoblast, etc.

Origin: G. Blastos, germ

(20 Jun 2000)

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