degranulation(redirected from degranulations)
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Disappearance or loss of cytoplasmic granules from a cell or activation of granulocytic cells (for example, neutrophils, mast cells, basophils, eosinophils).
The process of losing granules.
the release of granules from cells, such as mast cells and basophils.
the loss of granules; usually refers to the secretory granules in certain cells, e.g. pituitary chromophobes, acidophils and basophils. In basophils and mast cells, it is associated with the release of active substances from the cells and is characteristic of type I immediate hypersensitivity.