- a cell of the bone marrow, especially one developing into a granulocyte.
Origin of myelocyte
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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
- an immature granulocyte, normally occurring in the bone marrow but detected in the blood in certain diseases
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- 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.
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