dysgranulocytopoiesis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dys- +‎ granulocytopoiesis.

Noun[edit]

dysgranulocytopoiesis (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) Dysfunctional granulocytopoiesis; defective production of granulocytes.
    • 1995, Takeo Nomura, Myelodysplastic syndromes: advances in research and treatment : proceedings of the International Symposium on Myelodysplastic Syndromes, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan, 13-14 October 1994, Elsevier Science Ltd, →ISBN:
      RA is defined by anemia, reticulocytopenia and normo- or hypercellular bone marrow (BM) with dyserythropoiesis and infrequently dysgranulocytopoiesis.
    • 2000, Helmut Löffler; Johann Rastetter, Atlas of Clinical Hematology, Springer Science & Business Media, →ISBN:
      The bone marrow is hypercellular with variable hyperplasia of erythropoiesis or granulocytopoiesis. Dyserythropoiesis, dysgranulocytopoiesis, and/or dysmegakaryocytopoiesis is invariably present. Ringed sideroblasts may be found.
    • 2012, Wolfgang Hiddemann; Thomas Büchner; Bernhard Wörmann; Jörg Ritter; Ursula Creutzig, Acute Leukemias VII: Experimental Approaches and Novel Therapies, Springer Science & Business Media, →ISBN, page 37:
      This would explain why dyserythropoiesis and anemia are virtually always present in MDS patients, whereas dysgranulocytopoiesis and dysmegakaryocytopoiesis are often less prominent.