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myelocyte

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noun my·e·lo·cyte \ˈmī-ə-lə-ˌsīt\

Definition of myelocyte

  1. :  a bone-marrow cell; especially :  a motile cell with cytoplasmic granules that gives rise to the granulocytes of the blood and occurs abnormally in the circulating blood

my·e·lo·cyt·ic play \ˌmī-ə-lə-ˈsi-tik\ adjective


Origin of myelocyte

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1891


Medical Dictionary

myelocyte

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noun my·e·lo·cyte \ˈmī-ə-lə-ˌsīt\

Medical Definition of myelocyte

  1. :  a bone marrow cell; especially :  a motile cell with cytoplasmic granules that gives rise to the blood granulocytes and occurs abnormally in the circulating blood (as in myelogenous leukemia)

  2. my·e·lo·cyt·ic \ˌmī-ə-lə-ˈsit-ik\play adjective




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "myelocyte"


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