nongranular


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nongranular

(ˌnɒnˈɡrænjʊlə)
adj
not consisting of granules
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Adj.1.nongranular - not having granules; "clear nongranular cytoplasm"
fine - of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles; "wood with a fine grain"; "fine powdery snow"; "fine rain"; "batiste is a cotton fabric with a fine weave"; "covered with a fine film of dust"
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Accurate identification and classification of enteroendocrine cells became possible only after the introduction of immunohistochemical staining methods [19], which enabled the detection of biogenic amines and peptide hormones, not only in granular secretions but also in nongranular form [5] in the cytoplasm of enteroendocrine cells (Fig.
Microscopically, buccal cells are recognized as comparatively increase in size, flat pancake-liked form, nongranular cytoplasm, centrally placed nucleus, and increase nucleus-cytoplasm proportion.
This was 1 of 2 tissue microarray negative control cores with nongranular cytoplasmic blush; others showed no background staining (original magnification 3200).
One hundred leukocytes, including granular (heterophils, eosinophils and basophils) and nongranular (lymphocytes and monocytes), were counted per slide for each bird.