Heterophile ... 1. The neutrophilic leukocyte in man; in some animals the granules vary in size and staining reaction. ... 2. Pertaining to heterogenetic antigens occurring in different species or to antibodies directed against such antigens. ... Origin: hetero-+ G. Philos, fond ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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(het´әr-o-fil″) a finely granular polymorphonuclear leukocyte, represented in humans by the neutrophil, but in other mammals by granules having variable sizes and staining characteristics. heterophilic (def. 1). heterophile.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: het′ĕr-ō-fil, -fīl Definitions: 1. Pertaining to heterogenetic or cross-reacting antigens occurring in different species or to antibodies directed against such antigens. 2. The neutrophilic leukocyte in humans; in some animals, the granules vary in size and staining reaction.
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