Definitions for "Monocytes"
White blood cells that produce macrophages. Monoecious (mo nee´ shus) [Gr.: one house] • Organisms in which both sexes are "housed" in a single individual, which produces both eggs and sperm. (In some plants, these are found in different flowers within the same plant.) Examples: corn, peas, earthworms, hydras. (Contrast with dioecious, perfect flower.)
a type of white blood cell which matures into a macrophage
Monocytes are white blood cells which are part of the non-specific immune response.