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Leukocytes with abundant granules in the cytoplasm. They are divided into three groups according to the staining properties of the granules: neutrophilic, eosinophilic, and basophilic. Mature granulocytes are the NEUTROPHILS; EOSINOPHILS; and BASOPHILS.

Year introduced: 1979(1975)

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Tree Number(s): A11.118.637.415, A11.148.350, A11.627.340, A15.145.229.637.415, A15.378.316.340, A15.382.490.315

MeSH Unique ID: D006098

Entry Terms:

  • Granulocyte

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