lymphoblast


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lym·pho·blast

 (lĭm′fə-blăst′)
n.
A large, immature lymphocyte that has been activated by an antigen and divides to give rise to mature lymphocytes (B cells and T cells).

lym′pho·blas′tic adj.

lymphoblast

(ˈlɪmfəʊˌblɑːst)
n
(Pathology) an abnormal cell consisting of a large nucleus and small cytoplasm that was once thought to be an immature lymphocyte and is now associated with a type of leukaemia (lymphoblastic leukaemia)
lymphoblastic adj
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Noun1.lymphoblast - an immature lymphocyte
lymph cell, lymphocyte - an agranulocytic leukocyte that normally makes up a quarter of the white blood cell count but increases in the presence of infection
Translations

lym·pho·blast

n. linfoblasto, forma primitiva del linfocito.
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Spleen tumor revealed large number of intensive lymphoblast with a consensus morphological structure, less cytoplasm, basophilic, enlarged thick dye nucleus and densely meshed chromatin (Fig.
T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL) is a neoplastic disturbance of the lymphoblast devoted to the T-cell line.
Allosteric inhibition of human lymphoblast and purified porphobilinogen deaminase by protoporphyrinogen and coproporphyrinogen.
ALL, is a malignant disorder of blood in which lymphoblast, an early precursor of lymphoid series, replaces the normal haematopoietic cells of bone marrow (BM).
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The lymphoblast of ALL and CLL showed positive (block positive) PAS staining.
IL-12 is naturally produced by dendritic cells, macrophages, and human B lymphoblast cells in response to antigenic stimulation.
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Brown MD, Trounce IA, Jun AS, Allen JC, Wallace DC (2000) Functional analysis of lymphoblast and cybrid mitochondria containing the 3460, 11778, or 14484 Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy mitochondrial DNA mutation.
The antigens stimulated T-cells transform into lymphoblast and populate in different lymph nodes and other lymphoid organs such as spleen, mucus membrane associated lymphoid tissues such as Peyer's patches, etc.