leukocyte


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Related to leukocyte: polymorphonuclear leukocyte, Leukocyte count

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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Circadian, We aim to create a four-dimensional map of leukocyte migration to organs in time and space and investigate with epigenetics techniques the molecular mechanisms that regulate cell-type specific rhythms.
Leukocyte counts are used frequently to assess the immunologic status of animals; however, few studies have looked directly at the predictive value of leukocyte counts and an animal's ability to respond to an infection with a pathogen.
Therefore, labelled leukocyte imaging is less useful in disease in which the cellular response is not predominantly from neutrophils, such as in tuberculosis.
In reviewing clinical data for patients from whom plasma samples were found to generate falsely high hCG results on the UniCel DxI in our laboratories, we found these patients had high blood leukocyte counts.
Microvascular permeability, leukocyte adhesion to venular walls, perfused capillary length, and capillary red blood cell velocity (V(RBC)) were evaluated by computer-assisted methods.
We investigated whether variations in leukocyte subset counts would directly affect CN activity measurement independent of CNI concentration and potentially confound the use of CN activity as a predictive marker.
To characterize the immune response in inoculation eschars during ATBF and Mediterranean spotted fever, paraffin sections were stained with the polymorphonuclear leukocyte marker CD 15 (Immunotech, Marseille, France), the macrophage marker CD68 (Dako, Trappes, France), the T-lymphocyte marker CD3 (Dako), the B-lymphocyte marker CD20 (L26, Dako), and the endothelial cell marker Factor VIII-related antigen (Dako) by using the peroxidase-based method described above.
For isolation and differentiation of monocytes, PBMCs were suspended in mononuclear leukocyte culture medium [complete Dulbecco's modified Eagle's medium (DMEM)] (Waldman et al.
18) Using the newest analyzer, the DxH 800, with likely improved analytical precision, we attempted to reinvestigate biological variations of leukocyte numerical parameters.
Before the 2U0Us only selected patients received leukodepleted transfusions for the prevention of HLA alloimmunization, cytomegalovirus (CMV) transmission (or reactivation), and febrile non-hemolytic transfusion reactions (FNHTR) due to cytokines or leukocyte antibodies present in the patient.
The general conclusion of the current study reflects that physical activities lead to leukocyte increase in the blood, but while using methylphenidate some reverse results are achieved; as using other compatible drugs i.
In this study, we have evaluated its effect on LPS-induced leukocyte recruitment in vivo and the mechanisms involved in its anti-inflammatory activity.