granulocyte

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granulocyte

[′gran·yə·lō‚sīt]
(histology)
A leukocyte containing granules in the cytoplasm. Also known as granular leukocyte; polymorph; polymorphonuclear leukocyte.
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The drumsticks occur in the nuclei of polymorphonuclear neutrophils (Davidson and Smith, 1954).
The proangiogenic capacity of polymorphonuclear neutrophils delineated by microarray technique and by measurement of neovascularization in wounded skin of CD18-deficient mice.
The majority of women in both groups had very low levels of polymorphonuclear neutrophils (up to 14 per high-magnification field)," Dr.
It has been also observed that increased myeloperoxidase which is present in azurophilic granules of polymorphonuclear neutrophils, activity in periodontitis as compared to controls [3].
production by polymorphonuclear neutrophils from patients with Diabetes Mellitus" Folia Aematol.
Conversely, this same PM exposure resulted in decreased levels of lavageable polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMNs), bronchus-associated lymphoid tissue, and proinflammatory cytokines [i.
1,2] Theoretically, immune complexes are formed and circulate, and on entering the pulmonary vascular bed stimulate the release of vasoactive substances that cause the leakage of fluid into alveolar spaces, activation of complement, leukostasis, and activation of polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMNs).
While increased airway eosinophils were reduced by both drugs, zileuton demonstrated a more impressive reduction in the infiltration of polymorphonuclear neutrophils with the additional benefit of reducing systemic immunoglobulin E (IgE).
His hemodynamic condition was normal, and the diagnosis of CHIKV infection was maintained; however, because of elevated levels of whole leukocytes (total 40 G/L), polymorphonuclear neutrophils (37.
More than 30 polymorphonuclear neutrophils per high-magnification field were seen in 18% of the infected women and in 14% of the noninfected women--not a significant difference.

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