megakaryoblastic etymology

English word megakaryoblastic comes from English -ic, English megakaryoblast

Detailed word origin of megakaryoblastic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
megakaryoblast English (eng) (cytology) A precursor cell in hematopoiesis which gives rise to the promegakaryocyte, which in turn gives rise to the megakaryocyte.
megakaryoblastic English (eng) (cytology) Of or pertaining to a megakaryoblast.

Words with the same origin as megakaryoblastic

Descendants of -ic
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