Origin of leukocyte
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The leukocyte count is high, but lower than in the myelogenous type.
The leukocyte count may be normal, but is commonly diminished to about 3000.
The leukocyte count is normal or low, with relative increase of lymphocytes.
The dilution can be more accurately made in the leukocyte pipet of the Thoma-Zeiss instrument.
Word Origin and History for leukocyte
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- See white blood cell.
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