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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“Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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