-blast

[Gr. blastos, sprout, shoot]
Suffix meaning an embryonic state of development or the creator of a type of cell,, e.g., an osteoblast or a lymphoblast.

-blast is a sample topic from the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

To view other topics, please or purchase a subscription.

Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary Online + App from F.A. Davis and Unbound Medicine. Find 65,000 medical and nursing definitions. Download to iPhone, iPad, and Android. Complete Product Information.