promyelocyte

[ prō-mīə-lə-sīt′ ]

n.

A cell containing a few granules formed in the transition from myeloblast to myelocyte during the development of a granulocyte; it is the predominant cell type seen in granulocytic leukemia.granular leukoblast progranulocyte

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