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Descriptor English: Granulocytes
Descriptor Spanish: Granulocitos
Descriptor Portuguese: Granulócitos
Descriptor French: Granulocytes
Entry term(s): Granulocyte
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
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006098
Scope note: 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.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Leukocytes (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 79; was see under LEUKOCYTES 1968-78
Online Note: search LEUKOCYTES 1968-74
History Note: 79(75); was see under LEUKOCYTES 1968-78
DeCS ID: 6249
Unique ID: D006098
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1979/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Granulocytes - Preferred
Concept UI M0009603
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Granulocytes
Entry term(s) Granulocyte



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