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granulopoiesis

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n. the process of production of granulocytes, which normally occurs in the blood-forming tissue of the bone marrow. Granulocytes are ultimately derived from a haemopoietic stem...

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leukaemia

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n. any of a group of malignant diseases in which the bone marrow and other blood-forming organs produce increased numbers of certain types of white blood cells (leucocytes)....

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monoblast

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n. the earliest identifiable cell that gives rise to a monocyte. It is probably identical with the myeloblast and matures via an intermediate stage (promonocyte). It is...

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myelocyte

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n. an immature form of granulocyte having an oval nucleus (Compare metamyelocyte) and neutrophil, eosinophil, or basophil granules within its cytoplasm (Compare promyelocyte)....

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promyelocyte

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(premyelocyte) n. the developmental stage of a granulocyte (a type of white blood cell) between the myeloblast and the myelocyte. It has abundant cytoplasm that, with Romanowsky stains,...

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