granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor


: a colony-stimulating factor produced by T cells, macrophages, endothelial cells, and fibroblasts that promotes the differentiation of bone marrow stem cells, stimulates the maturation of precursor cells into granulocytes and macrophages, and activates mature macrophages
abbreviation GM-CSF
see sargramostim

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“Granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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