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granulocyte

Saltos de línea: gran¦ulo|cyte
Pronunciación: /ˈɡranjʊlə(ʊ)ˌsʌɪt
 
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Definición de granulocyte en inglés:

sustantivo

Physiology
A white blood cell with secretory granules in its cytoplasm, e.g. an eosinophil or a basophil.
Example sentences
  • White blood cells called granulocytes and lymphocytes travel along the walls of blood vessels.
  • These stem cells proliferate and differentiate into granulocytes (neutrophils, eosinophils and basophils), monocytes and lymphocytes, which together comprise the absolute white blood cell count.
  • These are the eosinophils, neutrophils, and basophils (collectively known as granulocytes or polymorphonuclear leukocytes), mast cells, and monocytes.

Origen

early 20th century: from late Latin granulum 'granule' + -cyte.

Derivados

granulocytic

1
Pronunciación: /-ˈsɪtɪk/
adjetivo
Example sentences
  • Erythrocytic and granulocytic elements were extremely rare.
  • The bone marrow is also hypercellular with varying amounts of granulocytic and erythroid hyperplasia.
  • The most common type of myeloid sarcoma is the granulocytic type, composed of myeloblasts, neutrophils, and neutrophil precursors.

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