Definition of promyelocyte in US English:

promyelocyte

noun

Physiology Medicine
  • A cell intermediate in development between a myeloblast and a myelocyte. Compare earlier premyelocyte.

Origin

1920s. From pro- + myelocyte. Compare earlier premyelocyte.

Pronunciation

promyelocyte

/prəʊˈmʌɪələ(ʊ)sʌɪt/