Definition of blast cell in English:

blast cell

Syllabification: blast cell


A primitive, undifferentiated blood cell, often found in the blood of those with acute leukemia.
More example sentences
  • Extensive discussions were held with the patient regarding persistence of peripheral blood blast cells.
  • This finding may sometimes be confused with the blast cells of leukemia.
  • Many patients with leukemia only have blast cells in their bone marrow.

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