premonocyte

pre·mon·o·cyte

(prē-mon'ō-sīt),
An immature monocyte not normally seen in the circulating blood.
Synonym(s): promonocyte
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

pre·mon·o·cyte

(prē-mon'ō-sīt)
An immature monocyte normally not seen in the circulating blood.
Synonym(s): promonocyte.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

premonocyte

(prē-mŏn′ō-sīt) [L. prae, before, in front of, + Gr. monos, alone, + kytos, cell]
An embryonic cell transitional in development prior to a monocyte.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Devi et al., "CXCR4 identifies transitional bone marrow premonocytes that replenish the mature monocyte pool for peripheral responses," The Journal of Experimental Medicine, vol.