neutrophile


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neu·tro·phil

 (no͞o′trə-fĭl′, nyo͞o′-) also neu′tro·phile′ (-fīl′)
n.
A phagocytic, granulocytic white blood cell that occurs in large numbers in the blood, typically moving into tissue after injury or infection, where it destroys bacteria and other pathogens and releases cytokines.
adj.
Neutrophilic.

neutrophile

a cell or tissue that accepts a stain from a neutral solution. — neutrophilous, adj.
See also: Cells
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neutrophile - the chief phagocytic leukocyte; stains with either basic or acid dyes
leucocyte, leukocyte, WBC, white blood cell, white blood corpuscle, white cell, white corpuscle - blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body's defense system
microphage - a neutrophil that ingests small things (as bacteria)
Translations

neu·tro·phil

, neutrophile
n. neutrófilo, leucocito-fagocito que se tiñe con colorantes neutrales.
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There are formation of either endothelium cell-derived or neutrophile-derived free oxygen radicals, reduction of NO level due to peroxy nitrite formation, neutrophile activation and cytokines released by macrophages (Tumor Necrosis Factor, Interleukin-1,2,6 and 8) (Baud and Ardaillou, 1993, Weight et al.
Lysozyme-encoding bovine cdnas from neutrophile granulocytes and mammary gland are derived from a different gene than stomach lysozymes.
Cluster of neutrophile granulocyte was seen in the lumen of small vessel.
The tissue consist of numerous histiocytes lymphocytes plasma cells and neutrophile granulocytes.
Neutrophile chemotaxis defect mediated by TNF which is proinflammatory cytokine, neutrophil hyperactivity, over-oscillation of some cytokines; and adhesion molecules can take part in the pathogenesis.
Another study showed that while neutrophile migration and pulmanory macrophage aggregation in isoflurane and propofol anaesthesia increase in time, phagocytic and microbicidal activities show a decrease.
In the treatment of FMF, colchicine is commonly used because of its potent inhibitory effect on neutrophile chemotaxis.

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