Definition of phagocytoblast in English:

phagocytoblast

noun

Biology Medicine
historical
  • In the terminology of E. Metschnikoff: a primitive embryonic tissue comprising endoderm and mesoderm.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist. From German Phagocytoblast from Phagocyt + -o- + -blast.

Pronunciation

phagocytoblast

/ˌfaɡə(ʊ)ˈsʌɪtəblɑːst//ˌfaɡə(ʊ)ˈsʌɪtəblast/