promegakaryocyte


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promegakaryocyte

 [pro″meg-ah-kar´e-o-sīt″]
a precursor in the thrombocytic series that is a developmental form intermediate between the megakaryoblast and the megakaryocyte.

promegakaryocyte

/pro·mega·karyo·cyte/ (-meg″ah-kar´e-o-sīt) a precursor in the thrombocytic series, being a cell intermediate between the megakaryoblast and the megakaryocyte.

promegakaryocyte

(prō-mĕg″ă-kăr′ē-ō-sīt) [″ + megas, big, + karyon, nucleus, + kytos, cell]
A cell from which a megakaryocyte develops.

promegakaryocyte

a precursor in the thrombocytic series that is a developmental form intermediate between the megakaryoblast and the megakaryocyte.
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This requires identification of 30% or more blasts in the bone marrow or blood, with 50% or more of the bone marrow cells showing evidence of megakaryocytic lineage (megakaryoblasts, promegakaryocytes, and megakaryocytes) based on immunohistochemical positivity for platelet glycoproteins, factor VIII-related antigen, or ultrastructural cytochemical identification of platelet peroxidase localized to the nuclear envelope and endoplasmic reticulum.