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A primitive, undifferentiated blood cell, often found in the blood of those with acute leukemia.
- ‘In acute leukemias, the marrow is typically overpopulated with blast cells.’
- ‘This finding may sometimes be confused with the blast cells of leukemia.’
- ‘A repeat full blood count a week later confirmed the presence of blast cells on the peripheral film.’
- ‘Many patients with leukemia only have blast cells in their bone marrow.’
- ‘Extensive discussions were held with the patient regarding persistence of peripheral blood blast cells.’
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