drum·stick -.stik n a small projection from the cell nucleus that occurs in a small percentage of the polymorphonuclear leukocytes in the normal human female

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drum·stick (drumґstik) a nuclear lobule attached by a slender strand to the nucleus of a small proportion of polymorphonuclear leukocytes of normal females but not of normal males.

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  • Drumstick — can mean: Drum stick, a tool for playing drums Drumstick (vegetable) Drumstick (ice cream), a brand of ice cream Drumstick (poultry), the leg of a bird Drumstick (video game character), a video game character found in Diddy Kong Racing Drumstick …   Wikipedia

  • Drumstick — Drum stick , n. 1. A stick with which a drum is beaten. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything resembling a drumstick in form; applied especially to the tibiotarsus, or second joint, of the leg of a fowl, when cooked and served at the table. [1913 Webster… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drumstick —   [ drʌmstɪk, englisch] der, s/ s, Genetik: trommelschlegelförmiges Anhängsel an den Zellkernen der neutrophilen Granulozyten (weiße Blutkörperchen, Blut) beim weiblichen Geschlecht (nur bei etwa 3 % der Granulozyten). Der Drumstick entspricht… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • drumstick — (n.) 1580s, from DRUM (Cf. drum) (n.) + STICK (Cf. stick) (n.); applied to the lower joint of cooked fowl 1764 …   Etymology dictionary

  • drumstick — ► NOUN 1) a stick used for beating a drum. 2) the lower joint of the leg of a cooked fowl …   English terms dictionary

  • drumstick — [drum′stik΄] n. 1. a stick for beating a drum 2. the lower half of the leg of a cooked fowl …   English World dictionary

  • drumstick — UK [ˈdrʌmˌstɪk] / US noun [countable] Word forms drumstick : singular drumstick plural drumsticks 1) music a stick used for playing a drum 2) the lower part of the leg of a chicken or other bird, cooked and eaten as food …   English dictionary

  • Drumstick — Ein Paar Sticks Der Stick (engl. „Stock“, „Schlegel“) ist das Hilfsmittel des Schlagzeugers. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Allgemeines 2 Ausführung 2.1 Materia …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Drumstick — Drum|stick [...stik] das; s, s <aus engl. drumstick »Trommelschlägel«> nur bei weiblichen Individuen vorkommender trommelschlägelähnlicher Auswuchs an den Zellkernen von ↑Leukozyten (Bestimmungsmerkmal für die Geschlechtsdiagnose; Biol.,… …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • drumstick — [[t]drʌ̱mstɪk[/t]] drumsticks 1) N COUNT: usu pl A drumstick is the lower part of the leg of a bird such as a chicken which is cooked and eaten. 2) N COUNT Drumsticks are sticks used for beating a drum …   English dictionary

  • drumstick — noun Date: 1589 1. a stick for beating a drum 2. the segment of a fowl s leg between the thigh and tarsus …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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