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degranulation

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noun de·gran·u·la·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌgra-nyə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of degranulation

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



Circa 1941

First Known Use of degranulation

circa 1941


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degranulation

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noun de·gran·u·la·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌgran-yə-ˈlā-shən\

Medical Definition of degranulation

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

degranulate \-ˈgran-yə-ˌlāt\play intransitive verb degranulated; degranulating



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