Meaning of MYELOCYTE in English


ˈmīəlōˌsīt noun

( -s )

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary myel- + -cyte

1. : a bone-marrow cell ; especially : a motile cell with cytoplasmic granules that gives rise to the granulocytes of the blood but is not itself present in normal blood

2. : a nerve cell of the gray matter of the central nervous system

• my·e·lo·cyt·ic | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|sid.ik adjective

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