leucocyte


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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.

leucocyte

(ˈluːkəˌsaɪt) or

leukocyte

n
(Biochemistry) any of the various large unpigmented cells in the blood of vertebrates. Also called: white blood cell or white blood corpuscle See also lymphocyte, granulocyte, monocyte
leucocytic, leukocytic adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.leucocyte - blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungileucocyte - 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

leucocyte

[ˈluːkəˌsaɪt] Nleucocito m

leucocyte

, leukocyte
n (form)Leukozyt m

leucocyte

[ˈluːkəˌsaɪt] nleucocita m
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