granulocyte colony-stimulating factor

noun

Medical 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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