Literally meaning: “cell of bone marrow (or core)”
Origin: Anc Greek
μυελός/myelos(=bone marow, core)>μύω/myo(=be enclosed)
+cyte (=combining form meaning “cell” derived from anc Greek word κυτίον/cytion(=box, container)
Myelocyte is an intermediate stage of bonne marrow cells called myeloblasts during the process of their development into granulocytes .