monoblast


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monoblast

 [mon´o-blast]
the earliest precursor in the monocytic series, which develops into the promonocyte.

mon·o·blast

(mon'ō-blast),
An immature cell that develops into a monocyte.
[mono- + G. blastos, germ]

monoblast

/mono·blast/ (mon´o-blast) the earliest precursor in the monocytic series, which matures to develop into the promocyte.

monoblast

[mon′əblast]
Etymology: Gk, monos, single, blastos, germ
earliest identifiable immature monocyte. Increased production of monoblasts in the marrow and the presence of these forms in the peripheral circulation occur in acute monoblastic leukemias and tuberculosis. Compare myeloblast. See also bone marrow, leukocyte. monoblastic, adj.

mon·o·blast

(mon'ō-blast)
An immature cell that develops into a monocyte.
[mono- + G. blastos, germ]

monoblast

The precursor of the MONOCYTE normally found only in the bone marrow.

monoblast

the earliest precursor arising from a committed stem cell in the monocytic series, which develops into the promonocyte.
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SUMMARY: The localization of peroxidase activity in different cell regions is used as a criterion for the classification of the stage of maturation of mammalian mononuclear phagocytes with a positive peroxidase reaction indicating the presence of monoblasts, promonocytes, monocytes and macrophages.
Mononuclear phagocytes represent a cell lineage consisting of monoblasts, promonocytes, monocytes, and macrophages.