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granulocyte

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noun gran·u·lo·cyte \ˈgran-yə-lō-ˌsīt\

Definition of granulocyte

  1. :  a polymorphonuclear white blood cell with granule-containing cytoplasm

gran·u·lo·cyt·ic play \ˌgran-yə-lō-ˈsi-tik\ adjective


Origin of granulocyte

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1906


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granulocyte

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noun gran·u·lo·cyte \ˈgran-yə-lō-ˌsīt\

Medical Definition of granulocyte

  1. :  a polymorphonuclear white blood cell (as a basophil, eosinophil, or neutrophil) with granule-containing cytoplasm—compare agranulocyte

  2. gran·u·lo·cyt·ic \ˌgran-yə-lō-ˈsit-ik\play adjective




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