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granulocyte

 [gran´u-lo-sīt″]
granular leukocyte. adj., adj granulocyt´ic.
band-form granulocyte band cell.

gran·u·lo·cyte

(gran'yū-lō-sīt'),
A mature granular leukocyte; includes neutrophilic, acidophilic, and basophilic types of polymorphonuclear leukocytes; respectively, neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils.
[granulo- + G. kytos, cell]

granulocyte

/gran·u·lo·cyte/ (gran´u-lo-sīt″) granular leukocyte.granulocyt´ic
band-form granulocyte  band cell.

granulocyte

(grăn′yə-lō-sīt′)
n.
Any of a group of white blood cells having granules in the cytoplasm. Neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils are granulocytes.

gran′u·lo·cyt′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.

granulocyte

[gran′yoo͡ləsīt′]
Etymology: L, granulum + Gk, kytos, cell
a type of leukocyte characterized by the presence of cytoplasmic granules. Includes basophil, eosinophil, neutrophil, and monocyte. Compare agranulocyte. granulocytic, adj.

gran·u·lo·cyte

(gran'yū-lō-sīt)
A mature granular leukocyte, including neutrophilic, acidophilic, and basophilic types of polymorphonuclear leukocytes, i.e., respectively, neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils.
[granulo- + G. kytos, cell]

granulocyte

A white blood cell (LEUKOCYTE) containing granules. Granulocytes include NEUTROPHILS, BASOPHILS, EOSINOPHILS and their precursors. MAST CELLS are also granulocytes. These cells are components of the immune system.

granulocyte

a type of white blood cell (LEUCOCYTE) that possesses granules in the cytoplasm and is formed in the bone marrow. Granulocytes form about 70% of all leucocytes and are of three types: EOSINOPHILS, BASOPHILS and NEUTROPHILS.

Granulocyte

Any of several types of white blood cells that have granules in their cell substance. Neutrophils are the most common type of granulocyte.
Mentioned in: Neutropenia

granulocyte

mature granular leukocyte, e.g. neutrophil, eosinophil or basophil

gran·u·lo·cyte

(gran'yū-lō-sīt)
A mature granular leukocyte, including neutrophilic, acidophilic, and basophilic types of polymorphonuclear leukocytes, i.e., respectively, neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils.
[granulo- + G. kytos, cell]

granulocyte

(gran´yəlōsīt´),
n a type of leukocyte (white blood cell) characterized by the presence of cytoplasmic granules.

granulocyte

any cell containing granules, especially a granular leukocyte.

band-form granulocyte
band cell.
granulocyte colony-stimulating factor
see colony-stimulating factors.
granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor
see colony-stimulating factors.
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