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Medical Term:

metamyelocyte

Pronunciation: met-a-mi'el-o-sit

Definition: A transitional form of myelocyte with nuclear construction that is intermediate between the mature myelocyte (myelocyte C of Sabin) and the two-lobed granular leukocyte.

Synonym(s): juvenile cell

[meta- + G. myelos, marrow, + kytos, cell]

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