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

Nearby words

  1. promptness,
  2. promulgate,
  3. promulgation,
  4. promulge,
  5. promycelium,
  6. pron.,
  7. pronaos,
  8. pronasion,
  9. pronatalism,
  10. pronate


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