drumstick

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drumstick

/drum·stick/ (-stik) a nuclear lobule attached by a slender strand to the nucleus of some polymorphonuclear leukocytes of normal females but not of normal males.

drumstick

a spherical shape with a single, long extension or conversely, a long stick with a knob on the end.

drumstick lobe
a lobe attached by a thin strand of nuclear membrane to the nucleus of a varying percentage of neutrophils in females. Contains the Barr body. Called also sex bud.
drumstick spore
the characteristic spherical, terminal spore of Clostridium tetani.