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Noun1.plasmacyte - a cell that develops from a B lymphocyte in reaction to a specific antigenplasmacyte - a cell that develops from a B lymphocyte in reaction to a specific antigen; found in bone marrow and sometimes in the blood
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
plasmablast - the precursor of a plasma cell
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9) The presence of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) oligoclonal Ig bands (OCB) and increased intrathecal immunoglobulin G (IgG) index in MS suggest plasmocyte activation to particular antigens within the CNS compartment.
Le resultat anatomopathologique pointait en faveur d'une reaction inflammatoire non specifique faisant intervenir des cellules lymphocytes, plasmocytes et polynucleaires.
Plasmocytes, postulated homologues of mammals' macrophages, as well as granulocytes of representatives of Dictyoptera order form 70% of locomotory subpopulation of circulating hemocytes [6].
In the model group, the smooth muscle became much thicker; a large number of inflammatory cells, including eosinophiles, lymphocytes, macrophages and a small number of plasmocytes, soaked the lower layer and muscle layer of bronchial mucosa; a portion of the epithelia of the bronchial cilia exfoliated; adhering cilia either fell over, denatured, or necrotized.