polymorphonuclear leukocyte

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polymorphonuclear leukocyte

n. Abbr. PMN
1. Any of the white blood cells having a lobulated nucleus, including the neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils; a granulocyte.
2. A neutrophil.

pol·y·mor·pho·nu·cle·ar leu·ko·cyte

, polynuclear leukocyte
n. leucocito polimorfonucleado, granulocito con núcleo de lóbulos múltiples.
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5 Muchova J, Liptakova A, Orszaghova Z et al Antioxidant systems in in polymorphonuclear leukocytes of type 2 diabetes mellitus.
The presence of infection is documented by a positive ascitic fluid bacterial culture and / or elevated ascitic fluid absolute polymorphonuclear leukocyte (PMN) count (= 250 cells / mm3)3.
Assembly of staphylococcal leukocidin into a pore-forming oligomer on detergent-resistant membrane microdomains, lipid rafts, in human polymorphonuclear leukocytes.
Polymorphonuclear leukocyte infiltrates were present in the glomerular tufts, and many glomeruli displayed segmental necrosis.
In subgroups A3 and B3 polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMNL)
Similarly, there were no significant effects of treatment on the volume of nasal secretions, on polymorphonuclear leukocyte or interleukin-8 concentrations in nasallavage specimens, or on quantitative-virus titer.
A potent stimulant for inflammation is reactive oxygen species (ROS) and it is seen that the ability of polymorphonuclear leukocyte (PMNL) to produce ROS varies according to the severity of acne (Akamatsu and Horio, 1998).
Age related variation of some polymorphonuclear leukocyte functions.
Pulmonary hypertension and polymorphonuclear leukocyte elastase after esophageal cancer operations.
Boswellia extracts also have been shown to decrease polymorphonuclear leukocyte infiltration to areas of inflammation and trauma and to inhibit both the classical and alternative complement pathways (Phytomedicine 3:77-81, 1996).
Key words: arteriole, endothelium, microcirculation, myeloperoxidase, oxidative stress, particulate matter, polymorphonuclear leukocyte, systemic, venule.

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