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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In the laboratory analyses; in the memogram; leucocyte: 36,100/[mm.sup.3] (85% neutrophile, 10% banded neutrophil, 5% lymphocyte), hemoglobin: 11.8 g/dL, hematocrit: 33%, mean corpuscular volume: 83 fL, thrombocyte: 381.000/[mm.sup.3], C-reactive protein (CRP): 288 mg/L (0-6 mg/L), sedimentation: 80 mm/hour.
The neutrophile to lymphocyte ratio and mean platelet volume with Gensini score in patients with acute myocardial infarction.
Laboratory results were as follows: leukocyte: 14220/[mm.sup.3], neutrophile: 90%, and C-reactive protein (CRP): 2.65 mg/dL.
Secondary check: white blood cells increased, neutrophile granulocyte count and proportion increased (WBC: 13.5*[10.sup.9], neutral cells: 12.32*[10.sup.9], neutrophil proportion: 91.1%), normal creatine kinase (93 IU/L, normal range is 26-140 IU/L), and the CT results of brain at that day showed no obvious abnormalities.
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., 1996, Akcetin et al., 1999).
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.
Compared to normal chow rats, HFD animals had increased levels of neutrophile (Figure 3(a)) and CD11b+ (activation of macrophage marker, Figure 3(b)) in adipose tissue.
The immediate secretion of PTX3 during ACS is thought to originate from specific granules of neutrophile granulocytes [4, 8].
Deby-Dupont, "Neutrophile myeloperoxidase, protective enzyme with strong oxidative activities," Annales de Medecine Veterinaire, vol.

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