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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Immune cells and their response are responsible for giving protection from pathogen invasion, adverse disruption of the number and activity of leucocyte were considered to be one of the fundamental notions for thalassemia patients to have an altered immune response, therefore susceptible for infection (7, 8).
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The hematological studies like packed cell volume (PCV), hemoglobin, total erythrocyte count, total leucocyte count, differential leucocyte count were undertaken by standard procedures as per Jain (1986).
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Although the determination of enzyme activities in leucocyte and/or fibroblast samples are recommended as the gold standard, these samples are not preferred for screening due to their disadvantages; namely; sampling is invasive, the method is expensive, fast transportation is essential etc (1-3).
Leucocyte count less than 1.0 x [10.sup.6] WBC/mL (low-level leucospermia) has a significant spermatozaoal damage effect in the form of decrease of motility and DNA integrity [12].
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One area of medicine in which human leucocyte antigens (HLA) proved to be of great importance is transplantation.