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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Mielomonocito

Myelomonocyte (MY-eh-loh-MON-oh-site)
An abnormal type of white blood cell that is found in chronic myelomonocytic leukemia. These cells are similar to both monocytes and myelocytes (immature cells that develop into different types of immune system cells).

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.