neutrophil

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1neu·tro·phil

adjective \ˈnü-trə-ˌfil, ˈnyü-\

Definition of NEUTROPHIL

:  staining to the same degree with acid or basic dyes <neutrophil granulocytes>

Variants of NEUTROPHIL

neu·tro·phil or neu·tro·phil·ic \ˌnü-trə-ˈfi-lik, ˌnyü-\

Origin of NEUTROPHIL

International Scientific Vocabulary neutro- (from Latin neutr-, neuter neither) + -phil
First Known Use: circa 1890

2neutrophil

noun

Definition of NEUTROPHIL

:  a granulocyte that is the chief phagocytic white blood cell of the blood

First Known Use of NEUTROPHIL

1897

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