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Related to leucocyte: Lymphocytes
leu·ko·cytealso leu·co·cyte (lo͞o′kə-sīt′)
See white blood cell.
leu′ko·cyt′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.
leucocytic, leukocytic adj
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|Noun||1.||leucocyte - 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