see peripheral blood mononuclear cell.
peripheral blood mononuclear cell. a single-nucleus white blood cell (e.g., monocyte) that circulates in the blood. See also mononuclear cell.
PERIPHERAL BLOOD MONONUCLEAR CELL. Cells in the bloodstream with one nucleus. Generally refers to lymphocytes and macrophages.
cells in the bloodstream that have one round nucleus; e.g., lymphocytes and monocytes. Usually, the majority of circulating PBMCs are lymphocytes.
peripheral blood mononuclear cells; includes lymphocytes and monocytes found in the blood
A Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cell (PBMC) is a blood cell having a round nucleus, such as a lymphocyte or a monocyte. These blood cells are a critical component in the immune system to fight infection and adapt to intruders.