[Gr. blastos, sprout, shoot]
Suffix meaning an embryonic state of development or the creator of a type of cell,, e.g., an osteoblast or a lymphoblast.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "-blast." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732158/all/_blast.
-blast. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732158/all/_blast. Accessed April 25, 2019.
-blast. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732158/all/_blast
-blast [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 25]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732158/all/_blast.
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