monocyte

noun mono·cyte \ ˈmä-nə-ˌsīt \

Definition of monocyte

:a large white blood cell with finely granulated chromatin dispersed throughout the nucleus that is formed in the bone marrow, enters the blood, and migrates into the connective tissue where it differentiates into a macrophage

monocytic

play \ˌmä-nə-ˈsi-tik\ adjective

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monocyte

noun mono·cyte \ ˈmän-ə-ˌsīt \

medical Definition of monocyte

:a large white blood cell with finely granulated chromatin dispersed throughout the nucleus that is formed in the bone marrow, enters the blood, and migrates into the connective tissue where it differentiates into a macrophage

monocytic

play \ˌmän-ə-ˈsit-ik\ adjective

monocytoid

play \-ˈsīt-ˌȯid\ adjective

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