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A marked increase in the percentage of immature cells in the circulating blood, based on the premise in haematology that the bone marrow with its immature myeloid cells is on the left, while the circulating blood with its mature neutrophils is on the right.

Synonyms: deviation to the left.

See: maturation index.

(05 Mar 2000)

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