Definition of myoblast in English:

myoblast

noun

Embryology
  • Originally: an embryonic muscle-forming or myoepithelial cell in an invertebrate; (also) †embryonic muscle-forming tissue, mesoderm (obsolete). Later: any incompletely or poorly differentiated muscle cell; especially any of the mononuclear cells that fuse to form skeletal muscle fibres.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From German Myoblast from myo- + -blast.

Pronunciation

myoblast

/ˈmʌɪə(ʊ)blast//ˈmʌɪə(ʊ)blɑːst/