degranulation

noun de·gran·u·la·tion \ (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


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degranulation

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

medical Definition of degranulation

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

degranulate

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

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