[ loo-kuh-sahyt ]
/ ˈlu kəˌsaɪt /

noun Immunology.

Related forms

leu·co·cyt·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for leucocyte


esp US leukocyte

/ (ˈluːkəˌsaɪt) /


any of the various large unpigmented cells in the blood of vertebratesAlso called: white blood cell, white blood corpuscle See also lymphocyte, granulocyte, monocyte

Derived Forms

leucocytic or esp US leukocytic (ˌluːkəˈsɪtɪk), adjective
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Medicine definitions for leucocyte


[ lōōkə-sīt′ ]


Variant ofleukocyte
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Science definitions for leucocyte


See white blood cell.
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