granulocyte


gran·u·lo·cyte

noun \ˈgran-yə-lō-ˌsīt\

Definition of GRANULOCYTE

:  a polymorphonuclear white blood cell with granule-containing cytoplasm
gran·u·lo·cyt·ic \ˌgran-yə-lō-ˈsi-tik\ adjective

Origin of GRANULOCYTE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1906

gran·u·lo·cyte

noun \ˈgran-yə-lō-ˌsīt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GRANULOCYTE

: a polymorphonuclear white blood cell (as a basophil, eosinophil, or neutrophil) with granule-containing cytoplasm—compare agranulocyte
gran·u·lo·cyt·ic \ˌgran-yə-lō-ˈsit-ik\ adjective

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