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Subject: Myelocyte, Acute promyelocytic leukemia, Granulocyte, Promegakaryocyte, Megakaryocyte–erythroid progenitor cell
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Code TH H2.
Anatomical terminology
Basophilic promyelocyte
Eosonophilic promyelocyte
Neutrophilic promyelocyte

A promyelocyte (or progranulocyte) is a granulocyte precursor, developing from the myeloblast and developing into the myelocyte.

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External links

  • Histology image: 01806loa – Histology Learning System at Boston University - "18. Bone Marrow and Hemopoiesis: bone marrow smear, promyelocyte and erythroblasts "
  • Histology at KUMC blood-blood08 "Bone marrow"
  • Histology at KUMC blood-blood11 "Bone marrow"
  • "White Cell Basics: Maturation" at
  • Histology image: 75_02 at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center - "Bone marrow smear"
  • Promyelocyte at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

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