Proplasmacyte | definition of proplasmacyte by Medical dictionary
A cell in the process of differentiating from a plasmablast to a mature plasma cell.
proplasmacyte (prō-plăz′mă-sīt) [Gr. pro, before, + LL. plasma, form, mold, + Gr. kytos, cell]
The precursor of the plasma cell.
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For the plasmacytic cell series, experts recommended that the terms plasmablast, proplasmacyte
, and plasmacyte identify these cells.