White blood corpuscles


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(Physiol.) rounded, slightly flattened, nucleated cells, mainly protoplasmic in composition, and possessed of contractile power. In man, the average size is about 1/2500 of an inch, and they are present in blood in much smaller numbers than the red corpuscles.

See also: Corpuscle

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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