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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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white′ blood′ cell`


n.
any of various nearly colorless cells of the immune system that circulate mainly in the blood and lymph, comprising the B cells, T cells, macrophages, monocytes, and granulocytes. Also called leukocyte , white′ blood′ cor`puscle, white′ cell`.
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leu·ko·cyte

also leu·co·cyte (lo͞o′kə-sīt′)
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.leukocyte - blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungileukocyte - 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
leukosyyttivalkosolu
לייקוציטתא דם לבן
leukositsel darah putih
白血球
leucócito
leukocytvit blodkropp

leu·ko·cyte

n. leucocito, glóbulo blanco, célula importante en la defensa y reparación del organismo;
acidophil ______ acidófilo, que cambia de color con ácidos colorantes;
basophil ______ basófilo, que cambia de color con colorantes básicos;
lymphoid ______ linfoide, sin gránulos;
neutrophil ______ neutrófilo, de afinidad con colorantes neutros;
polymorphonuclear ______ polimorfonucleado, con núcleos de más de un lóbulo.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

leukocyte

n leucocito, glóbulo blanco
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References in periodicals archive ?
B - For infants at risk of severe disease (with fever of unknown origin) younger than 2 years or who cannot control urination, it is recommended to start antibiotic treatment after collecting the urine culture sample if they have bacteriuria or positive nitrites or leukocyturia in a reliable urine sample (collected by SPA or catheter).
Leucocytosis (>10.500/[mm.sup.3]) and neutrophilia (>75%), elevated levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), and leukocyturia in urinalysis were checked.
Noninvasive markers of dipstick urine abnormality findings such as proteinuria, leukocyturia, and hematuria were found to be significantly associated with a declined CD4 count [18].
Urine analysis revealed hematuria and leukocyturia with no growth in urine culture.
Urinalysis showed a pH of 8.0 without proteinuria, leukocyturia, or other alteration.
Dispersion frequency was evaluated by the Fisher's exact test and interactions were evaluated by Spearman's correlation for data not normally distributed (creatinine, phosphorus, and GFR; SBP and UPCR; UPCR and leukocyturia, pyuria, bacteriuria, and uGGT; uGGT and renal epithelial (kidney cells and pelvis cells) cells in the urinary sediment).
Pini et al., "Diagnosis of bacteriuria and leukocyturia by automated flow cytometry compared with urine culture," Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol.
Finally, leukocyturia in patients could be related to interstitial nephritis; this along with hematuria can be present in different types of glomerulonephritis [52]; indeed the interstitial nephritis has been described in infections with P.
Urinalysis had significant leukocyturia (>500 leukocytes/uL) and arterial blood gas analysis showed hyperlactacidemia (38 mg/dL) and metabolic acidosis (HCO3-: 19.8mmol/L).
Urinalysis presented with intense leukocyturia (289.740 cells/ml) and urine culture showed the presence of Escherichia coli.