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[loo-kuh-sahyt] /ˈlu kəˌsaɪt/
noun, Immunology.
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leucocytic, adjective Unabridged
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any of the various large unpigmented cells in the blood of vertebrates Also called white blood cell, white blood corpuscle See also lymphocyte, granulocyte, monocyte
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leucocytic, especially (US) leukocytic (ˌluːkəˈsɪtɪk) adjective
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leucocyte in Medicine

leucocyte leu·co·cyte (lōō'kə-sīt')
Variant of leukocyte.

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leucocyte in Science
leukocyte also leucocyte
See white blood cell.
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