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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



sargramostim  listen  (sar-GRA-moh-stim)

  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 GM-CSF and granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor.