monocyte

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monocyte

[′män·ə‚sīt]
(histology)
A large (about 12 micrometers), agranular leukocyte with a relatively small, eccentric, oval or kidney-shaped nucleus.
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Transformation of monocytoid B-cell lymphoma to large cell lymphoma associated with crystal-storing histiocytes.
Most lymphocytes are small with monocytoid, centroblastic, or immunoblastic lymphocytes comprising only a small subset of the neoplastic cells.
Transforming growth factor beta and dexamethasone cooperatively enhance c-jun gene expression and inhibit the growth of human monocytoid leukemia cells.
Extreme leukocytosis is most commonly caused by severe bacterial infection or underlying malignancy and can be of myeloid, monocytoid, or lymphoid lineage.
Four days after admission, the bone marrow was examined because of worsening pancytopenia; intracytoplasmic morulae were seen in monocytoid cells, characteristic of monocytic ehrlichiosis (Figure).
The signet ring cells within these tumors can demonstrate a plasmacytoid or monocytoid appearance or can have the classic signet ring cell morphology, characterized by a large cytoplasmic vacuole compressing the nucleus to one side of the cell.
Given the fact that we have not seen any such influence in the myeloid and monocytoid cell lineages when whole root extract of E.
18,21,28) Usually, prominent, sinusoidal monocytoid B-cell hyperplasia is present; neutrophils are often also seen within the sinuses.
The neoplastic cells are morphologically described as showing a spectrum of monocytoid, centrocyte-like, or lymphoplasmacytic cytology and occasionally appearing as large transformed B lymphocytes.
Mantle cell lymphoma has a similar small monomorphic lymphoid cell morphology with conspicuous mitotic activity; marginal zone lymphoma has a lymphocyte-like, centrocyte-like, or monocytoid cell population, with or without plasmacytic differentiation.