GM-CSF

Definition / meaning of GM-CSF

A substance that helps make more white blood cells, especially granulocytes, macrophages, and cells that become platelets. It is a cytokine that is a type of hematopoietic (blood-forming) agent. Also called granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor and sargramostim.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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