Entry from US English dictionary
A primitive, undifferentiated blood cell, often found in the blood of those with acute leukemia.
- 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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Syllabification: blast cell
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