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What does segs stand for?

segs stands for Segmented Neutrophils (polymorphonuclear leukocytes)


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A Neutrophils dominate the normal adult peripheral blood and may be found in two forms: segmented neutrophils (1,800-7,800/pL) and band neutrophils (0-700/pL).
The presence of these thread-like filaments is the most significant feature of segmented neutrophils and is the basis for distinguishing a segmented neutrophil from a band.
German scientist Victor Schilling (1883-1960) differentiated neutrophils into categories based upon their morphology, which included "myelozyten, jugendliche, stabkernige und segmentkernige," translated myelocytes, metamyelocytes, bands and segmented neutrophils.