leukocyte

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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.

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`.

leu·ko·cyte

also leu·co·cyte (lo͞o′kə-sīt′)
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
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.

leukocyte

n leucocito, glóbulo blanco
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He has also pointed out that this scarcity of the emigration pictures of nongranular leukocytes, which has been looked on as one of the strong proofs against the hematogenous origin of the polyblasts, pertains equally to the special granulated leukocytes whose hematogenous origin cannot be doubted.