granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor love

granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A naturally occurring protein that stimulates the production of granulocytes and macrophages by stem cells and is used as a drug by some immunosuppressed individuals.

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  • noun A cytokine protein secreted by macrophages, T cells, mast cells, endothelial cells and fibroblasts.


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