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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.
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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
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lym·pho·blast

n. linfoblasto, forma primitiva del linfocito.
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With high degree of clinical suspicion, especially in childhood population, even the presence of granules in lymphoblast like cells with absence of Auer rods should prompt evaluation by cytochemistry.
It was necessary to histopathological examination, when infiltration of lymphoblast cells and the absence of signs of inflammation were sufficient to confirm leucosis.
Other scholars found that the expression of miR-22 in the human lymphoblast cell line TK6 following radiation (2 Gy) exhibited two peaks of induction (8 h and 24 h post-IR) and was fluctuant with crests and troughs [24].
This rapid production of immature white blood cells (lymphoblast) disturbs the immune system of the body and reduces the bone marrow's ability to produce red blood cells and platelets [1].
Bone marrow lymphoblast and peripheral blood lymphoblast percentage were also correlated with the three patient groups.
In sodium acetate buffer, the MS/MS ion counts for enzymatic product obtained using lymphoblast cells from a Pompe disease patient (Coriell Biorepository, GM13793, our functional GALC control cell line) divided by the ion counts for the internal standard were 2.728 for GALC and 0.032 for GLB1.
(13) investigated the in vitro toxicological effects of Co[Fe.sub.2][O.sub.4]-NPs on lung (A549 and NCIH441), liver (HepG2), kidney (MDCK), intestine (Caco-2 TC7), and lymphoblast (TK6) cells in the concentration range of 11.7-281.5 mg/mL.
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.
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) or acute lymphoid leukemia cancer of the white blood cells, characterized by the over increase of cancerous, immature white blood cells--known as lymphoblast's.
described the derivation of signature that was developed based on the change of gene expression in human lymphoblast cells from 12 persons' cells exposed to 5 Gy of Cesium radiation [31].
Lu et al., "Studying the genotoxic effects induced by two kinds of bentonite particles on human B lymphoblast cells in vitro," Mutation Research, vol.