Definition of melanoblast in English:

melanoblast

noun

Physiology
  • A cell of neural crest origin that develops into a melanocyte. Formerly also: a melanocyte (now rare, perhaps obsolete).

Origin

Early 20th century. From German Melanoblast from melano- + -blast.

Pronunciation

melanoblast

/ˈmɛlənə(ʊ)blɑːst//ˈmɛlənə(ʊ)blast//mɪˈlanə(ʊ)blɑːst/