odontoblast etymology

English word odontoblast comes from English -blast (An immature cell or tissue.), English odonto- (Tooth.)

Detailed word origin of odontoblast

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-blast English (eng) An immature cell or tissue.
odonto- English (eng) Tooth.
odontoblast English (eng) A cell on the outer surface of dental pulp that produces tooth dentin.

Words with the same origin as odontoblast

Descendants of -blast
ameloblast ameloblastin ameloblastoma cardioblast cytotrophoblast embryoblast erythroblast haematoblast haemoblast hematoblast hepatoblastic hypoblastic idioblast leucoblast leukoblast macroblast megakaryoblast megakaryoblastic megaloblast monoblast parablast retinoblast sarcoblast trophoblastic
Descendants of odonto-
odontic odontoclast odontogenesis odontogenetic odontogenic odontognathous odontograph odontolith odontology odontoma odontopathy odontophobia odontophore odontosection odontotheca