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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9 Platelets * * * Mean Platelet Volume * * * Neutrophils 7 29 58 Bands 54 50 35 Lymphocytes 10 9 5 Monocytes 7 0 2 Metamyelocyte 12 9 0 Myelocyte 8 2 0 Promyelocyte 2 1 0 Nucleated Red Blood Cells 2 0 2 Polychromasia present [dagger] [dagger] Poikilocytosis present [dagger] present Anisocytosis present [dagger] present Microcytes present [dagger] [dagger] Spherocytes present [dagger] [dagger] Mega-thrombocytes present present [dagger] Absolute Neutrophils 3.
We also measured and compared the level of N6AMT1 mRNA in several cell lines, including 293 (human embryonic kidney cells), HeLa, UROtsa, and HL60 (human pro myelocyte leukemia cells).
Tissue examination showed granulocytic cells in different stages of maturation, but with a distinct and prominent shift toward immature forms at the promyelocyte and myelocyte stages.
Bone marrow biopsy proved pronounced synchronisation, with virtually no maturation beyond the myelocyte stage and marrow hypoplasia.
In the aspiration smear, 18% myelocyte, 35% metamyelocyte, 11% polymorphonuclear leukocyte, 28% lymphocyte, 2% normoblast, 1% monocyte, 1% eosinophil, and 4% lymphoblast-like cells were present.
All stages of eosinophilic maturation can be identified, which exhibit immature eosinophilic cytoplasmic granules, mainly evident at the promyelocyte and myelocyte stages (Figure C).
The CML chronic phase classically presents with neutrophilic leukocytosis with an increased percentage of myelocytes, metamyelocytes, bands, and segmented neutrophils (7).
New hematology analyzers now report these automatically in the WBC differential as immature granulocytes, reflecting the presence of metamyelocytes, myelocytes, and promyelocytes in the sample.
The single case of myeloid sarcoma with extensive maturation was composed predominantly of myelocytes and metamyelocytes and arose in a patient with a history of MDS.
9]/L with 62% neutrophils, 14% stab cells, 6% metamyelocytes, 4% myelocytes, and 14% lymphocytes; mean corpuscular volume, 87 fL; and platelet count, 415x[10.