promyelocyte

noun

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

promyelocytic adjective

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“Promyelocyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/promyelocyte. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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