promyelocyte

noun
pro·​my·​elo·​cyte | \ (ˈ)prō-ˈmī-ə-lə-ˌsīt How to pronounce promyelocyte (audio) \

Medical Definition of promyelocyte

: a cell in bone marrow that is in an intermediate stage of development between a myeloblast and a myelocyte and has the characteristic granulations but lacks the specific staining reactions of a mature granulocyte of the blood

called also premyelocyte, progranulocyte

Other Words from promyelocyte

promyelocytic \ (ˌ)prō-​ˌmī-​ə-​lə-​ˈsit-​ik How to pronounce promyelocyte (audio) \ adjective

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“Promyelocyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/promyelocyte. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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