granulocyte colony-stimulating factor

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granulocyte colony–stimulating factor

noun

Definition of GRANULOCYTE COLONY-STIMULATING FACTOR

: a colony-stimulating factor produced by macrophages, endothelial cells, and fibroblasts that acts to promote the maturation of precursor cells into granulocytes (as neutrophils)—abbreviation G-CSF; see filgrastim

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