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Search Results for: granulocyte

Granulocyte

Definition noun, plural: granulocytes A leukocyte characterized by the presence of numerous staining granules in the... Read More

Agranulocyte

Definition noun, plural: agranulocytes Leukocyte lacking apparent cytoplasmic granules when viewed under light microscopy... Read More

Band cell

Definition noun, plural: band cells A cell derived from metamyelocyte and develops into a mature granulocyte during... Read More

Granulopoiesis

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

Myeloblast

Definition noun, plural: myeloblasts A precursor cell that gives rise to a promyelocyte during... Read More

Metamyelocyte

Definition noun, plural: metamyelocytes A cell derived from myelocyte and develops into a band cell during... Read More

Monocyte

Definition noun, plural: monocytes A type of white blood cell capable of immune functions such as phagocytosis, and can... Read More

Monoblast

Definition noun, plural: monoblasts A precursor cell that gives rise to a promonocyte Supplement Hematopoiesis is the... Read More

Mononuclear leukocyte

Definition noun, plural: mononuclear leukocytes A leukocyte characterized by having a nucleus with only one lobe, as opposed... Read More

Leukocyte

Definition noun, plural: leukocytes Any of the nucleated blood cells that lack hemoglobin, and whose main function involves... Read More

CFU-GEMM

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

Granulocytosis

Definition noun An increase in the number of circulating granulocytes in the bloodstream. Supplement Granulocytosis is a... Read More

Monocytopoiesis

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

Interferon

Interferon (Science: cytokine) a family of glycoproteins derived from human cells which normally has a role in fighting... Read More

Polymorph

Definition noun (1) An organism having more than one adult form, e.g. the various adult forms of social ants. (2) A... Read More

Immunostimulator

Definition noun, plural: immunostimulators An agent capable of stimulating or increasing the activity of the immune... Read More

Phagocytic

Definition adjective Of or pertaining to the characteristics of a phagocyte, or to phagocytosis. Supplement Examples of... Read More

Interferons

Interferon (Science: cytokine) a family of glycoproteins derived from human cells which normally has a role in fighting... Read More

Hematopoiesis

Definition noun, plural: hematopoieses A biological process in which new blood cells are formed, and is usually taking place... Read More

White blood cell

Definition noun, plural: white blood cells Any of the nucleated blood cells that lack hemoglobin, with a primary role in the... Read More

Proerythroblast

Definition noun, plural: proerythroblasts A progenitor cell that arises from the CFU-e, and then develops to become an... Read More

Giemsa stain

Definition noun A Romanovsky type of stain named after German chemist and bacteriologist Gustav Giemsa, and is often used in... Read More

Erythroblast

Definition noun, plural: erythroblasts A nucleated red blood cell that develops into a reticulocyte Supplement The blood... Read More