another name for a white blood cells
A general name for white, nucleated blood cells found in the blood and lymphatic tissue.
A white blood cell, usually a phagocyte.
A cellular component of blood that helps defend the body from infection by ingesting foreign materials and providing antibodies.
White blood cells that can move from the bloodstream to tissue and back again. They act as scavengers, helping to combat infection.
a white cell of the blood.
white blood cells that destroy foreign bodies in the body
blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body's defense system
a type of cell in the blood which helps defend the body against diseases caused by bacteria, virus, or parasites
a kind of white blood cell involved in infection and inflammation
White blood cells Cells important in warding off infection.
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A white blood cell; functions to destroy foreign substances.
General term for a variety of cells responsible for fighting invading germs, infection, and allergy-causing agents. Specific white blood cells include granulocytes and lymphocytes. Leukopenia A low number of white blood cells.
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a white blood cell (wbc). There are 3 main types of leukocytes: monocytes, granulocytes, and lymphocytes.
A general term for white blood cells, including granulocyte, lymphocyte, and monocyte. Among the functions of the leukocyte is the engulfment of bacteria, fungi, and viruses.
also known as white blood cell; divided into three main subgroups: granulocytes, lymphocytes and monocytes.
A white or colorless nucleated blood cell classified into granulocytes and a-granulocytes, concerned with destroying bacteria and producing antibodies.
(Greek, l~ukos = clear, white) white blood cell.
A colourless cell in the blood, lymph, and tissues that is an important component of the body's immune system; also called white blood cell.
white (actually colorless) blood cell.
A general term for all white blood cells.
A leukocyte is a colourless cell that circulates in the blood and body fluids and is involved in counteracting foreign substances and disease. A leukocyte is a white (blood) cell. There are several types including lymphocytes, granulocytes, monocytes, and macrophages. See also phagocyte.
a term used for all types of white blood cells (granulocyte, lymphocyte, monocyte) Among the functions of the leukocyte are the engulfment of bacteria, fungi and viruses.
(LOO koh SITE): White blood cell.
Any of the white or colorless nucleated cells occurring in blood
A white blood cell. Refers to a blood cell that does not contain hemoglobin. White blood cells include lymphocytes, neutrophils, eosinophils, macrophages, and mast cells. These cells are made by bone marrow and help the body fight infection and other diseases.
any of the various white blood cells, which together make up the IMMUNE SYSTEM. NEUTROPHILS, LYMPHOCYTES and MONOCYTES are all leukocytes.
another name for white blood cell; leukocytes help protect your body against infections
White blood cell; acts as a part of the immune system by destroying invading cells and removing cellular debris
(white blood cell, WBC) - a group of small colorless blood cells, which play a major role in the body's immune system. There are five basic white blood cells: monocytes, lymphocytes, neutrophils, eosinophils and basophils.
The general name for a white blood cell. Leukocytes are responsible for maintaining the immune system's response to foreign substances and infection. Three different types of leukocytes exist: monocytes, granulocytes and lymphocytes.
(LOO-ko-sit) A white blood cell. Also called leucocyte.
(white blood cells): This type of blood cell helps to protect the body against bacteria, viruses.
an immune system white blood cell (e.g., monocyte, neutrophil, B-cell, T-cell). White blood cells are involved in the bodyâ€™s defense against infections and cancer.
Another name for white blood cell (leukos means white; cytos means cell in Greek).
An alternative name for the white blood cell.
The term for all types of white blood cells.
White blood corpuscle.
White blood cell. Leukocytes include: 1 ) granulocytes, 2) lymphocytes, 3) monocytes.
A white blood cell that helps fight infection.
All the white cells of the blood and their precursors (myeloid cell series, lymphoid cell series) but commonly used to indicate granulocytes exclusive of lymphocytes.
A type of cell that protects the body from infection.
White blood cells responsible for fighting disease
A white blood cell, i.e. a lymphocytes
A leukocyte is a white blood cell, specifically a colorless cell with a nucleus, found in blood and lymph. Leukocytes are capable of amoeboid movement. They can produce antibodies and move through the walls of vessels to migrate to sites of injury, where they isolate and destroy dead tissue, foreign protein and bacteria.
A white blood cell formed in lymphoid tissue throughout the body, e.g., lymph nodes, spleen, thymus, tonsils, and sometimes in bone marrow.
A white blood cell. A part of the immune system.
A type of white blood cell that manufactures proteins to reduce inflammation in the body and aid healing.
White blood cells, important in defending against infection and clearing the body of harmful material, of which there are several types: granulocytes, monocytes and lymphocytes.
Another term for a white blood cell.
White blood cells containing granulocyte, lymphocyte, and monocyte.
A white blood cell. The neutrophils are a type of leukocyte.
White blood cell; includes granulocytes, lymphocytes, basophils, and eosinophils.
The body’s own white Blood cells or leukocytes (WBC’s) fight disease and maintain immune function in the Blood. In general, white Blood cells in a Blood transfusion serve no purpose, but are transfused along with the red Blood cells, platelets or plasma. These unnecessary passengers can carry viruses, immune suppress patients and release toxic substances.
A white blood cell which appears 5,000 to 10,000 times in each cubic millimeter of normal human blood. Among the most important functions are destroying bacteria, fungi and viruses and rendering harmless poisonous substances that may result from allergic reactions and cell injury.
(loo´ ko sight) [Gr. leukos: clear + kutos: hollow vessel] • A white blood cell.