Normoblast(redirected from Basophilic normoblast)
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Related to Basophilic normoblast: polychromatophilic erythroblast, orthochromatic erythroblast, Orthochromatic normoblast, basophilic erythroblast
one of the stages in the maturation of erythrocytes in the bone marrow of mammals and man. The cytoplasm of a developing normoblast gradually becomes enriched with hemoglobin and the nucleus degenerates, resulting in the emergence of a mature erythrocyte.