myelocytes

myelocyte

[mahy-uh-luh-sahyt]
noun Anatomy.
a cell of the bone marrow, especially one developing into a granulocyte.

Origin:
1865–70; myelo- + -cyte

myelocytic [mahy-uh-luh-sit-ik] , adjective
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myelocyte (ˈmaɪələʊˌsaɪt)
 
n
an immature granulocyte, normally occurring in the bone marrow but detected in the blood in certain diseases
 
myelocytic
 
adj

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myelocyte my·e·lo·cyte (mī'ə-lə-sīt')
n.

  1. A large cell of the bone marrow that is a precursor of the mature granulocytes of the blood.

  2. A nerve cell of the gray matter of the brain or spinal cord.


my'e·lo·cyt'ic (-sĭt'ĭk) adj.
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