monocyte


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mon·o·cyte

 (mŏn′ə-sīt′)
n.
A large white blood cell that circulates in the blood and then migrates into the tissues, where it matures into a macrophage. Monocytes have a single well-defined nucleus.

mon′o·cyt′ic (-sĭt′ĭk), mon′o·cy′toid′ (-sī′toid′) adj.

monocyte

(ˈmɒnəʊˌsaɪt)
n
(Physiology) a large phagocytic leucocyte with a spherical nucleus and clear cytoplasm
monocytic adj
ˌmonoˈcytoid adj

mon•o•cyte

(ˈmɒn əˌsaɪt)

n.
a large white blood cell that is formed in bone marrow and spleen and circulates in the blood and may enter tissue to become a macrophage.
[< German Monozyt (1910); see mono-, -cyte]
mon`o•cyt′ic (-ˈsɪt ɪk) adj.
mon`o•cy′toid, adj.

mon·o·cyte

(mŏn′ə-sīt′)
Any of various large white blood cells that circulate in the blood and mature into macrophages. Monocytes engulf and break down microorganisms capable of causing infection.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monocyte - a type of granular leukocyte that functions in the ingestion of bacteriamonocyte - a type of granular leukocyte that functions in the ingestion of bacteria
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
monoblast - a large immature monocyte normally found in bone marrow
Translations
monocyt

mon·o·cyte

n. monocito, glóbulo blanco mononuclear granuloso.
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Purified CD14+ monocyte total RNA was sent to the Genomic Services Laboratory of the Hudson Alpha Institute of Biotechnology (Huntsville, AL) for RNA library construction using ribosomal-depleted RNA (Ribozero, Illumina) followed by sequencing on the HiSeq 4000 to a depth of ~ 200 million reads per sample.
The bivariate correlations procedure from SPSS 13 was used to compute Spearman's [rho] correlation coefficient for monocyte count and sP-selectin level.
First, we analyzed the numbers of all progenitor and stem cells identified as CD34+ cells as well as HSCs, VSELs, EPCs, and frequencies of monocyte subsets in ALL patients after chemotherapy before G-CSF administration, and we compared these values with age-matched control subjects.
Experiments were then conducted to reveal the mechanisms underlying the effects of AGEs on monocyte proliferation.
The severe and intractable inflammatory conditions associated with GPP, which include leukocyte activation, mean that therapy for GPP is typically leukocytapheresis or granulocyte and monocyte apheresis, in addition to administration of methotrexate, cyclosporine, prednisolone, or biologics such as the anti-TNF-[alpha]lpha antibody infliximab or the anti-IL-17 antibody secukinumab [7, 9].
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