A primitive mesenchymal cell believed to be capable of developing into all types of blood cells, including monocytes, and into histiocytes. SYN: Ferrata cell, hematohistioblast. [hemo- + G. histion, web, + blastos, germ]

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he·mo·his·tio·blast or chiefly Brit hae·mo·his·tio·blast .hē-mō-'hist-ē-ə-.blast n a hemocytoblast that is a derivative of the reticuloendothelial system

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