[ mahy-uh-luh-sahyt ]
/ ˈmaɪ ə ləˌsaɪt /
a cell of the bone marrow, especially one developing into a granulocyte.
Words nearby myelocyte
OTHER WORDS FROM myelocytemy·e·lo·cyt·ic [mahy-uh-luh-sit-ik] /ˌmaɪ ə ləˈsɪt ɪk/, adjective
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Although all varieties are increased, the characteristic and conspicuous cell is the myelocyte.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
British Dictionary definitions for myelocyte
/ (ˈmaɪələʊˌsaɪt) /
an immature granulocyte, normally occurring in the bone marrow but detected in the blood in certain diseases
Derived forms of myelocytemyelocytic (ˌmaɪələʊˈsɪtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for myelocyte
[ mī′ə-lə-sīt′ ]
A large cell of the bone marrow that is a precursor of the mature granulocytes of the blood.
A nerve cell of the gray matter of the brain or spinal cord.
Other words from myelocytemy′e•lo•cyt′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.
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