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leu·ko·cyte

also leu·co·cyte  (lo͞o′kə-sīt′)
leu′ko·cyt′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.
leu′ko·cy′toid′ adj.

white′ blood′ cell`


n.
any of various nearly colorless cells of the immune system that circulate mainly in the blood and lymph, comprising the B cells, T cells, macrophages, monocytes, and granulocytes. Also called leukocyte , white′ blood′ cor`puscle, white′ cell`.

leu·ko·cyte

also leu·co·cyte (lo͞o′kə-sīt′)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.leukocyte - blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungileukocyte - blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body's defense system
myelocyte - an immature leukocyte normally found in bone marrow
myeloblast - a precursor of leukocytes that normally occurs only in bone marrow
blood cell, blood corpuscle, corpuscle - either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets
free phagocyte - a phagocyte that circulates in the blood
lymph cell, lymphocyte - an agranulocytic leukocyte that normally makes up a quarter of the white blood cell count but increases in the presence of infection
granulocyte - a leukocyte that has granules in its cytoplasm
monocyte - a type of granular leukocyte that functions in the ingestion of bacteria
basophil, basophile - a leukocyte with basophilic granules easily stained by basic stains
neutrophil, neutrophile - the chief phagocytic leukocyte; stains with either basic or acid dyes
eosinophil, eosinophile - a leukocyte readily stained with eosin
Translations
leukosyyttivalkosolu
לייקוציטתא דם לבן
leukositsel darah putih
白血球
leucócito
leukocytvit blodkropp

leu·ko·cyte

n. leucocito, glóbulo blanco, célula importante en la defensa y reparación del organismo;
acidophil ______ acidófilo, que cambia de color con ácidos colorantes;
basophil ______ basófilo, que cambia de color con colorantes básicos;
lymphoid ______ linfoide, sin gránulos;
neutrophil ______ neutrófilo, de afinidad con colorantes neutros;
polymorphonuclear ______ polimorfonucleado, con núcleos de más de un lóbulo.

leukocyte

n leucocito, glóbulo blanco
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In fact, two thirds of the patients had a normal leukocyte count with immature leukocytes, which may be attributable to their relatively impaired cell-mediated immunity.