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Descriptor in English: Granulocytes
Descriptor in Spanish: Granulocitos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Granulócitos
Descriptor in 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
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
Online Note: search LEUKOCYTES 1968-74
History Note: 79(75); was see under LEUKOCYTES 1968-78
DeCS UI: 6249
Descriptor UI: D006098
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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