plasma cell

Pronunciation: (PLAZ-muh sel)

A type of immune cell that makes large amounts of a specific antibody. Plasma cells develop from B cells that have been activated. A plasma cell is a type of white blood cell. Also called plasmacyte.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Blood cell development. A blood stem cell goes through several steps to become a red blood cell, platelet, or white blood cell. Evolución de una célula sanguínea. Una célula madre sanguínea pasa por varias etapas para convertirse en un glóbulo rojo, una plaqueta o un glóbulo blanco. Date last modified: 2009-02-05Multiple Myeloma/Other Plasma Cell NeoplasmsNeoplasias de células plasmáticas (incluso mieloma múltiple)