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.
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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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Chemotaxis of polymorphonuclear leukocytes from patients with diabetes mellitus.
MPO is a biochemical marker of polymorphonuclear leukocytes and its activity is directly related to the amount of neutrophil infiltration, which is indicative of an inflammatory process.
Previous studies found that SAA can promote atherosclerosis development by recruiting monocytes and polymorphonuclear leukocytes [10], increasing HDL binding to macrophages and endothelial cells [11], inducing endothelial dysfunction [12], and lessening VSMC lipid biosynthesis [13].
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.
Manarini et al., "Effect of transresveratrol, a natural polyphenolic compound, on human polymorphonuclear leukocyte function," British Journal of Pharmacology, vol.
Assembly of staphylococcal leukocidin into a pore-forming oligomer on detergent-resistant membrane microdomains, lipid rafts, in human polymorphonuclear leukocytes. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 2006; 70: 1300-07.
Polymorphonuclear Leukocyte (PMN)--small actively motile white blood cells containing many lysosomes and specializing in phagocytosis.
The glomeruli showed no polymorphonuclear leukocyte infiltrates, hyaline thrombi, crescents, or segmental necrotizing lesions.
Cowland, "Granules of the human neutrophilic polymorphonuclear leukocyte," Blood, vol.
Stress-induced alteration of polymorphonuclear leukocyte function in rats.

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