myelomonocyte


Also found in: Encyclopedia.

my·e·lo·mon·o·cyte

(mi'ĕ-lō-mon'ō-sīt),
A leukocyte that appears to resemble both myelocytes and monocytes in that nuclear chromatin is less condensed than in the myelocyte and the cytoplasm has few neutrophilic granules; such cells represent aberrant maturation, as occurs in myelomonocytic leukemia.
References in periodicals archive ?
[100] demonstrated that bone marrow-derived hepatocytes can be generated by fusion of BM-derived CD11b+F4/80+ myelomonocytes with resident FAH-/- hepatocytes.
A recent fate mapping analysis demonstrated that resident microglia are a distinct lineage that arise from embryonic yolk sac myelomonocytes, which populate the primitive CNS prior to definitive hematopoiesis [38].