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Colony

Definition noun, plural: colonies (biology) Several individual organisms (especially of the same species) living together in... Read More

Colony-forming unit

Definition noun A measure of viable cells in which a colony represents an aggregate of cells derived from a single... Read More

Plaque-forming unit

Definition A measure of the quantity of individual infectious particles (e.g. virus particles) based on the number of... Read More

Granulopoiesis

Definition noun The hematopoiesis of granulocytes Supplement Hematopoiesis is the process of forming new blood cellular... Read More

Living things

Living Things Definition A living thing pertains to any organism or a life form that possesses or shows the characteristics... Read More

Erythropoiesis

Definition noun, plural: erythropoieses The hematopoiesis of red blood cells Supplement Hematopoiesis is the process of... Read More

Thrombopoiesis

Definition noun, plural: thrombopoieses (1) Thrombocytopoiesis, i.e. the process of producing thrombocytes (2)... Read More

Lymphopoiesis

Definition noun The hematopoiesis of lymphocytes Supplement Hematopoiesis is the process of forming new blood cellular... Read More

Monocytopoiesis

Definition noun, plural: monocytopoieses The hematopoiesis of monocytes Supplement Hematopoiesis is the process of forming... Read More

Platelet

Definition noun, plural: platelets A discoid cellular fragment (2–3 µm diameter) important for blood coagulation and for... Read More

Promegakaryocyte

Definition noun, plural: promegakayocytes A precursor cell in the thrombocytic series that arises from a megakaryoblast and... Read More

Megakaryoblast

Definition noun, plural: megakaryoblasts A precursor cell that develops into a promegakaryocyte during... Read More

Megakaryocyte

Definition noun, plural: megakaryocytes A large cell in the bone marrow with characteristic lobulate nucleus and is... Read More

Thrombopoietin

Definition noun, plural: thrombopoietins A glycoprotein hormone produced by liver and kidney associated with the production... Read More

CFU-GEMM

Definition noun A stem cell capable of differentiating into granulocyte, erythrocyte, monocyte, and... Read More