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a cell of the lymphocytic series intermediate between the lymphoblast and the lymphocyte.
prolymphocyte/pro·lym·pho·cyte/ (pro-lim´fo-sīt) a developmental form in the lymphocytic series, intermediate between the lymphoblast and lymphocyte.
prolymphocyteHematology A large lymphocyte- 'wannabe' not normally found in the peripheral circulation which has a high–5:1 to 3:1–N:C ratio; the centrally placed, round, ovoid or slightly indented nucleus has minimal coarse chromatin clumps along the margin, indistinct parachromatin, a large, round bluish nucleolus; organelles are indistinct; cytoplasm is medium to deep homogeneous blue and greater in prolymphocytes than in lymphoblasts or mature lymphocytes. Cf Little blue cell, Lymphoblast.
a cell of the lymphocytic series intermediate between the lymphoblast and lymphocyte.