agranular

agranular

/agran·u·lar/ (a-gran´u-lar) lacking granules.
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2002): (1) granulocytes, with cytosolic inclusions and a low nucleo-cytoplasmic ratio, and (2) agranular cells called hyalinocytes (Bachere et al.
Typical ATLL cells have convoluted nuclei with homogeneous and condensed chromatin, small or absent nucleoli, and agranular, basophilic cytoplasm.
The mitochondrial derivatives in the tail region were also associated with a well-developed agranular endoplasmic reticulum (ER).
As a result, some eosinophils may appear degranulated or even agranular in the blood film (5).
BPDCN had previous names, including blastic NK cell lymphoma and agranular CD4+/CD56+ hematodermic neoplasm, until 2008 at which time the World Health Organization (WHO) renamed this disease BPDCN.
In bone marrow aspiration, usually large, potential undifferentiated blasts with heterogenous structure and agranular cytoplasm, but not involving Auer rods, were detected.
The neoplastic cells of low nuclear grade clear cell RCC (Fuhrman grade 1-2) typically have water-clear, virtually agranular cytoplasm.
1A]) receptor in the agranular insular cortex in the consolidation of memory for inhibitory avoidance in rats.
Hematocytes were observed under a light microscope at 2-min intervals, and only the most abundant cell type, namely, the smaller hyaline and agranular hematocytes with pseudopodia, were considered.
If LUC[greater than]4%, review smear: if reactive lymphocytes, append LUCs with "atypical lymphs" comment; if large lymphocytes or agranular monocytes, add back to lymph or mono % and absolute counts, respectively; if abnormal cells, do manual differential.
Pronormoblasts are intermediate in size to large, with round nuclei, fine chromatin, often prominent nucleoli, and deeply basophilic and agranular cytoplasm.