name: granulocyte differentiation
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def: "The process in which a myeloid precursor cell acquires the specialized features of a granulocyte. Granulocytes are a class of leukocytes characterized by the presence of granules in their cytoplasm. These cells are active in allergic immune reactions such as arthritic inflammation and rashes. This class includes basophils, eosinophils and neutrophils." [GOC:ecd, http://life.nthu.edu.tw/~g864204/dict-search1.htm]
synonym: "granulocyte cell differentiation" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0002573 ! myeloid leukocyte differentiation
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