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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.
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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
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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
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Translations

leucocyte

[ˈluːkəˌsaɪt] Nleucocito m
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leucocyte

, leukocyte
n (form)Leukozyt m
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leucocyte

[ˈluːkəˌsaɪt] nleucocita m
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This phenomenon known as leukocytic reaction is not well understood, but researchers said that, after crossing the cervix, the sperm cells that enter the uterus are attacked by the immune system, killing majority of them.
Myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury is mediated by leukocytic toll-like receptor-2 and reduced by systemic administration of a novel anti-toll-like receptor-2 antibody.
The blood samples were analyzed for complete blood count including total erythrocytic count (TEC), total leukocytic count (TLC), haemoglobin (Hb) and packed cell volume (PCV) as described by Vap and Andrea (2015).
intensive leukocytic infiltration, necrosis of subcutaneous tissue, and microvascular thrombosis on pathological examination of the debrided tissue.
It is believed that a mutated pyrin leads to inflammation mediated by IL-1 and continuing leukocytic apoptosis; however, there are studies that contradict this current belief.
Molecular detection of bovine leukocytic Anaplasma species in Isfahan, Iran.
Cocoa enriched diet reduced the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines and leukocytic infiltration in experimental periodontitis by reducing oxidative stress.10 It was also observed that diets containing high percentages of cocoa had more antioxidant effects and greatly diminished serum TNF-[alpha] levels than low percentage cocoa diets.10
There was an increase (P0.05) in the Differential Leukocytic Count during the three trimester of pregnancy.
Leukocytic infiltration was utilized to show the severity of inflammation due to contusion.
It should also be noted that macrophages and other leukocytic infiltrates are necessary during pubertal and adult human breast development for the formation of the first TEBs; macrophages regulate and maintain an immunostimulatory presence throughout the estrous cycle (Gouon-Evans et al.
PPE is an acute febrile illness with purulent sputum and pulmonary infiltrate or disease-causing exudates with high leukocytic count with predominant neutrophils, low glucose, and high LDH in the absence of malignancy.
Bacterial and leukocytic enzymes can further weaken the elastic fibers of the damaged aortic wall leading to aneurysmal formation [3].

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