granulocyte


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gran·u·lo·cyte

 (grăn′yə-lō-sīt′)
n.
Any of a group of white blood cells having granules in the cytoplasm. Neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils are granulocytes.

gran′u·lo·cyt′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.

granulocyte

(ˈɡrænjʊləˌsaɪt)
n
(Biology) any of a group of phagocytic leucocytes having cytoplasmic granules that take up various dyes. See also eosinophil, neutrophil1, basophil2
granulocytic adj

gran•u•lo•cyte

(ˈgræn yə loʊˌsaɪt)

n.
a circulating white blood cell having prominent granules in the cytoplasm.
[1905–10]

gran·u·lo·cyte

(grăn′yə-lō-sīt′)
Any of various white blood cells that contain granular material in the cytoplasm and are important in the body's defense against infection. Granulocytes are the most numerous of the white blood cells in humans.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.granulocyte - a leukocyte that has granules in its cytoplasm
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
granulocyte

gran·u·lo·cyte

n. granulocito, leucocito que contiene gránulos.

granulocyte

n granulocito
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Contract notice: Delivery of short- and long-acting granulocyte stimulating factors.
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According to the notification, Shaista Bashir D/o Mohammad Bashir got degree in the subject of Biological Sciences after approval of her thesis titled "Enhanced and Solubilized Expression of Human Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor".
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Granulocyte preparations may have advantages, including better discrimination of heterozygotes from controls (17, 18), but the preparation is somewhat more involved.
Intratracheal LPS instillation in rats was used as a model system for AB to study the effects of BRO on three aspects of the disease in vivo: (i) bronchial inflammation via mucosal and submucosal granulocyte infiltration, (ii) mobilization of granulocytes into the bronchoalveolar fluid (BALF) and blood and (iii) the number of bronchial goblet cells as an indirect measure of tissue remodeling and mucus production.
Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) is a member of the cytokine family of growth factors.
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Granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor can stimulate stem cells to develop into various types of mature blood cells and has been primarily found to cause bone-marrow precursor cells to produce both macrophages and granulocyte colonies.
A study reported in The American Journal of Gastroenterology found a benefit for the administration of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (GCSF) in patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis, a condition with high short-term mortality.
The ODD was granted for use of BL-8040, in combination with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF), to mobilize human stem cells from die bone marrow to the peripheral blood for collection for autologous or allogeneic (donor-based) transplantation.
The ODD was granted for use of BL-8040, in combination with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF), to mobilize human stem cells from the bone marrow to the peripheral blood for collection for autologous or allogeneic (donor-based) transplantation.

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