granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor

noun

Medical Definition of 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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/granulocyte-macrophage%20colony-stimulating%20factor. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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