Medical Definition of Specific granule

1. One of the two main classes of granules found in neutrophils: contain lactoferrin, lysozyme, Vitamin B12 binding protein and elastase. Are released more readily than the azurophil (primary) granules which have typical lysosmal contents. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Specific Granule

specific antigens
specific antiserum
specific capsular substance
specific cause
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specific cholinesterase
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specific disease
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specific epithet
specific epithets
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specific fuel consumption
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specific granule (current term)
specific gravities
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specific haemolysin
specific heat
specific heat capacities
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specific immune globulin
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