Definition of myelocyte in US English:

myelocyte

noun

Histology
  • A cell normally found in the bone marrow that is derived from the myeloblast and that is the precursor of the granulocytes of the circulating blood.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From myelo- + -cyte. In sense 1 after French myélocyte.

Pronunciation

myelocyte

/ˈmʌɪələ(ʊ)sʌɪt/