degranulation


de·gran·u·la·tion

noun \(ˌ)dē-ˌgra-nyə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of DEGRANULATION

:  the process of losing granules; specifically :  the process by which cytoplasmic granules (as of mast cells) release their contents

First Known Use of DEGRANULATION

circa 1941

de·gran·u·la·tion

noun \(ˌ)dē-ˌgran-yə-ˈlā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DEGRANULATION

: the process of losing granules; specifically : the process by which cytoplasmic granules (as of mast cells) release their contents
de·gran·u·late \-ˈgran-yə-ˌlāt\ intransitive verb, de·gran·u·lat·ed de·gran·u·lat·ing

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