neutrophilic leukocyte

[nōō′trə-fĭlĭk]

n.

A highly phagocytic, polymorphonuclear white blood cell containing granules that do not stain deeply with acid or basic dyes.

Nearby words

  1. neutron star,
  2. neutropenia,
  3. neutrophil,
  4. neutrophile,
  5. neutrophilia,
  6. neutrophilic leukopenia,
  7. neutrosphere,
  8. neutrotaxis,
  9. nev.,
  10. neva


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