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, in the meaning defined above

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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

Other Words from degranulation

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

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