parablast etymology

English word parablast comes from English -blast (An immature cell or tissue.), English para-

Detailed word origin of parablast

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-blast English (eng) An immature cell or tissue.
para- English (eng) Forming words relating to disability sport (obsolete, not productive) to guard against, to avert, to shield from; to provide protection against, defence from Parachute. (organic chemistry) In isomeric benzene derivatives, having the two substituents in opposite positions (compare ortho- and meta-.). Abnormal, incorrect. Above, beyond. Beside, near, alongside. Resembling.
parablast English (eng) (biology) A portion of the mesoblast (of peripheral origin) of the developing embryo, whose cells are involved in the formation of the first blood and blood vessels.

Words with the same origin as parablast

Descendants of -blast
ameloblast ameloblastin ameloblastoma cardioblast cytotrophoblast embryoblast erythroblast haematoblast haemoblast hematoblast hepatoblastic hypoblastic idioblast leucoblast leukoblast macroblast megakaryoblast megakaryoblastic megaloblast monoblast odontoblast retinoblast sarcoblast trophoblastic
Descendants of para-
paracentral paracopulatory paracotylar paracrystal parajump paralanguage paralegal paralinguistically paramagnet paramedic paramilitary paramorph paramutable paraneoplastic paranormal paraplegic parapsychologist parapsychology paraschoepite parasynchronized paratroops paratype paraxylene paroccipital parotid