plasmacyte

Definitions of plasmacyte
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n a cell that develops from a B lymphocyte in reaction to a specific antigen; found in bone marrow and sometimes in the blood

Synonyms:
plasma cell
Types:
plasmablast
the precursor of a plasma cell
Type of:
lymph cell, lymphocyte
an agranulocytic leukocyte that normally makes up a quarter of the white blood cell count but increases in the presence of infection

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