Arneth stages

Ar·neth stag·es

(ahr-net'),
a differential grouping of polymorphonuclear neutrophils in accordance with the number of lobes in their nuclei, that is, cells with one, two, three, four, or five (or more) lobes are designated, respectively, as class I, II, etc.
See also: Arneth formula.

Arneth,

Joseph, German physician, 1873-1955.
Arneth classification - a classification of the polymorphonuclear neutrophils according to the number of their nuclear lobes.
Arneth count - the percentage distribution of polymorphonuclear neutrophils, based on the number of lobes in the nuclei (from 1 to 5).
Arneth formula - the normal, approximate ratio of polymorphonuclear neutrophils, based on the number of lobes in the nuclei.
Arneth index - an expression based on adding percentages of polymorphonuclear neutrophils.
Arneth stages - a differential grouping of polymorphonuclear neutrophils in accordance with the number of lobes in their nuclei.