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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.
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Adj.1.granulocytic - of or relating to granulocytes
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In addition to E chaffeensis, two other causes of ehrlichiosis are Anaplasma phagocytophilum, the causative organism in human granulocytic anaplasmosis, and Ehrlichia ewingii.
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Resolution of granulocytic dysplasia occurred after medical and surgical treatment.
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Granulocytic sarcoma (Chloroma): Imaging findings in adults and children.
Here we present a case of multiple granulocytic sarcomas with monocytic differentiation involving the skin and retroperitoneal area.
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The research alliance also aims to establish preclinical proof-of-concept for the use of iPS cell-derived articular chondrocytes for cell therapy repair and regeneration of autologous cartilage, as well as the use of iPS cell-derived precursor cells to produce lymphocytes, granulocytic cells, red cells and blood platelets.
According to provincial health authorities, the 18 victims were among 557 reported cases of suspected human granulocytic anaplasmosis (HGA) since May 2007.

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