Definition of Myelocyte

1. Noun. An immature leukocyte normally found in bone marrow.


Definition of Myelocyte

1. Noun. a large cell, found in bone marrow, that becomes a granulocyte when mature ¹

2. Noun. a cell associated with the myelin of the brain and spinal cord ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Myelocyte

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myelocyte

myelinogenesis
myelins
myelitides
myelitis
myelo-
myeloablated
myeloablation
myeloablative
myeloblast
myeloblastic
myeloblastic leukemia
myeloblastosis
myeloblasts
myelocoele
myelocoeles
myelocyte (current term)
myelocytes
myelocytic
myelocytic leukemia
myelocytomatosis
myelodysplasia
myelodysplasias
myelodysplasic
myelodysplastic
myelofibroses
myelofibrosis
myelofibrotic
myelogeneous
myelogenic
myelogenous

Literary usage of Myelocyte

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1. A Text-book of Clinical Diagnosis by Laboratory Methods by Leonard Napoleon Boston (1905)
"The myelocyte, though it differs widely from any other form of leukocyte found ... The myelocyte (Plates 7 and 8) with Ehrlich's triple stain appears as a ..."

2. Medical Diagnosis for the Student and Practitioner by Charles Lyman Greene (1917)
"The presence of the granules distinguishes the myelocyte from the myeloblast <: nd ... The Meta-myelocyte.—This represents a transitional stage between the ..."

3. Hematological Atlas, with a Description of the Technic of Blood Examination by Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Schleip (1908)
"The eosino- phile (12) may be derived, by way of the eosinophilic myelocyte (9), from the preliminary stages of the basophilic myelocyte. ..."

4. Diagnostic Methods, Chemical, Bacteriological and Microscopical: A Text-book by Ralph Waldo Webster (1920)
"Compare 8 w1th the myelocyte. 7. Plate IV. these cells d1f- ... myelocyte. The nuclei are not unlike those of the poly nuclear neutrophile, except that they ..."

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