polymorphonuclear leukocyte

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polymorphonuclear leukocyte

n. Abbr. PMN
1. Any of the white blood cells having a lobulated nucleus, including the neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils; a granulocyte.
2. A neutrophil.

pol·y·mor·pho·nu·cle·ar leu·ko·cyte

, polynuclear leukocyte
n. leucocito polimorfonucleado, granulocito con núcleo de lóbulos múltiples.
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Assembly of staphylococcal leukocidin into a pore-forming oligomer on detergent-resistant membrane microdomains, lipid rafts, in human polymorphonuclear leukocytes.
Polymorphonuclear leukocyte infiltrates were present in the glomerular tufts, and many glomeruli displayed segmental necrosis.
To prove the anti-inflammatory effects of herbs, polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMNL) and monocytes were treated with culture supernatant of P.
Separated peripheral blood mononuclear leukocytes (MNLs) and polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMLs) were counted in a Sysmex[R] K-1000 hemocytometer, lysed in DNA/RNA Stabilization Reagent for Blood/ Bone Marrow[R] (Roche Diagnostics), and stored at -70[degrees]C.
In Mexico City canines, PM deposition was found in the cardiac arteriolar wall where polymorphonuclear leukocyte (PMNL) margination and microthrombi were also observed (Calderon-Garciduenas et al.
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.
3] (reference range 4,500-11,500) with 85% polymorphonuclear leukocytes, a hemoglobin level of 11.
In the present study, Nigella sativa oil (NSO), nigellone (polythymoquinone) and derived thymoquinone were studied to evaluate their effect on the formation of 5-lipoxygenase (5-LO) products from polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMNL).
Research has demonstrated that HBOT inhibits the adhesion of polymorphonuclear leukocytes to the vasculature in the brain and revives inactivated cytochromes.
4) Increased permeability and dilation of blood vessels in affected tissues cause a release of prostaglandins by local tissue cells, polymorphonuclear leukocytes and other macrophages.
Activity of tissue MPO, an enzyme that is found predominantly in the azurophilic granules of polymorphonuclear leukocytes, correlates with the number of polymorphonuclear neutrophils determined histochemically in the inflamed tissues; it is therefore used as an indication of tissue neutrophil accumulation.
His study of 524 women at risk for lower genital tract infection and undergoing testing for sexually transmitted disease found elevated polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMNs), a microscopic marker for cervical inflammation, in 22% of the women.

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