myelocyte

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my·e·lo·cyte

 (mī′ə-lə-sīt′)
n.
A large cell of the bone marrow that is a precursor of the neutrophils and other granulocytes of the blood.

my′e·lo·cyt′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.

myelocyte

(ˈmaɪələʊˌsaɪt)
n
(Pathology) an immature granulocyte, normally occurring in the bone marrow but detected in the blood in certain diseases
myelocytic adj

my•e•lo•cyte

(ˈmaɪ ə ləˌsaɪt)

n.
a cell of the bone marrow, esp. one developing into a granulocyte.
[1865–70]
my`e•lo•cyt′ic (-ˈsɪt ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.myelocyte - an immature leukocyte normally found in bone marrow
leucocyte, leukocyte, WBC, white blood cell, white blood corpuscle, white cell, white corpuscle - blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body's defense system
Translations

my·e·lo·cyte

n. mielocito, leucocito granular de la médula ósea presente en la sangre en ciertas enfermedades.
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14) The presence of eosinophilic myelocytes, mitotic figures, starry-sky pattern, and necrosis was also noted.
Chloromas may develop in lymph nodes, skin, breast, bone, nervous system serous membranes, and the gastrointestinal tract and are composed of a myeloblastic proliferation with interspersed eosinophilic myelocytes.
Increased eosinophilic myelocytes and myeloblasts have been interpreted as eosinophilic leukemia,[20,21] and a valuable prognostic grading system has been described by Schooley.

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