myelocyte

noun
my·e·lo·cyte | \ˈmī-ə-lə-ˌsīt \

Definition of myelocyte 

: 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 (as in myelogenous leukemia)

Other Words from myelocyte

myelocytic \ˌmī-ə-lə-ˈsi-tik \ adjective

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1891, in the meaning defined above

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myelocyte

noun
my·e·lo·cyte | \ˈmī-ə-lə-ˌsīt \

Medical Definition of myelocyte 

: 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)

Other Words from myelocyte

myelocytic \ˌmī-ə-lə-ˈsit-ik \ adjective

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