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promyelocyte pro·my·e·lo·cyte (prō-mī'ə-lə-sīt')
A cell containing a few granules formed in the transition from myeloblast to myelocyte during the development of a granulocyte; it is the predominant cell type seen in granulocytic leukemia. Also called granular leukoblast, progranulocyte.

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