Leukocyte

A white blood cell, usually a phagocyte.
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leukocyte

[n] - blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi
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Leukocyte

another name for a white blood cells
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leukocyte

Synonym for white blood cell ... <haematology> White corpuscles in the blood. They are spherical, colourless and nucleated masses involved with host defenses. ... Normal white blood cell counts are variable with age and sex. Normal adult range is 4, 500 to 11,000 cells per cubic millimetre of blood. Slightly higher counts are seen in children
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leukocyte

leucocyte noun blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body`s defense system
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leukocyte

(loo┬┤ko-sīt) a type of blood cell that lacks hemoglobin and is therefore colorless. Leukocytes are larger in size and fewer in number than erythrocytes; normally the blood has about 8000 of them per mm3. In contrast to erythrocytes, leukocytes can move about under their own power with ameboid movement. Their chief functi...
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leukocyte

a cellular component of the blood that lacks hemoglobin, has a nucleus, is capable of motility, and defends the body against infection and disease by ... [19 related articles]
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leukocyte

A white blood cell, specifically a colorless cell with a nucleus, found in blood and lymph. Leukocytes represent the body's primary defense against invading organisms and other foreign material. They use two main methods of defense: phagocytosis (consumption of the invader) and the immune response. ...
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leukocyte

leukocyte (lOO'kusīt") : see blood.
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leukocyte

Type: Term Pronunciation: lū′kō-sīt Definitions: 1. A type of cell formed in the myelopoietic, lymphoid, and reticular portions of the reticuloendothelial system in various parts of the body, and normally present in those sites and in the circulating blood (rarely in other tissues). Under various abnormal conditions the total n
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leukocyte

(loo;kuo-s1t) A white blood cell; variant spelling, leucocyte.
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leukocyte

(loo;kuo-s1t) A white blood cell; variant spelling, leucocyte.
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leukocyte

A type of immune cell. Most leukocytes are made in the bone marrow and are found in the blood and lymph tissue. Leukocytes help the body fight infections and other diseases. Granulocytes, monocytes, and lymphocytes are leukocytes. Also called WBC and white blood cell.
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LEUKOCYTE

an immune system white blood cell (e.g., T-cell, B-cell, neutrophil).
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