ameloblast etymology

English word ameloblast comes from English -blast (An immature cell or tissue.), English amelo- ((anatomy, dentistry) involving tooth enamel.)

Detailed word origin of ameloblast

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-blast English (eng) An immature cell or tissue.
amelo- English (eng) (anatomy, dentistry) involving tooth enamel.
ameloblast English (eng) An epithelial cell that forms the enamel of the developing tooth.

Words with the same origin as ameloblast

Descendants of -blast
ameloblastin ameloblastoma cardioblast cytotrophoblast embryoblast erythroblast haematoblast haemoblast hematoblast hepatoblastic hypoblastic idioblast leucoblast leukoblast macroblast megakaryoblast megakaryoblastic megaloblast monoblast odontoblast parablast retinoblast sarcoblast trophoblastic
Descendants of amelo-
amelocemental amelodentinal amelogenesis amelogenin