agranular

agranular

/agran·u·lar/ (a-gran´u-lar) lacking granules.
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49) These cells have moderately abundant cytoplasm, which is lightly basophilic and agranular (Figure 2, A through H).
Wada (1999) suggested that inclusion of germ cells between the inserted mantle allograft, the shell bead, and agranular hemocyte layer induced abnormal secretion of dark organic materials onto the shell beads.
Bone marrow aspirate smears showed a predominance of blasts with high N:C ratio, grey-blue agranular cytoplasm with a clear intracytoplasmic vacuole, pseudopodia-shaped cytoplasmic extension, finely dispersed chromatin, and prominent nucleoli, comprising more than 90% of the cells (Figure 1B).
The mitochondrial derivatives in the tail region were also associated with a well-developed agranular endoplasmic reticulum (ER).
Blasts were large, pleomorphic, 3-4 times the size of small lymphocytes with moderate to abundant agranular basophilic cytoplasm.
2: Lymphoma cells in bone marrow aspirate show- ing high nuclear cytoplasmic ratio, open chroma- tin, 1 3 nucleoli, scanty agranular, grey blue cy- toplasm (Giemsa stain).
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.
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.