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neutrophil

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adjective neu·tro·phil \ˈnü-trə-ˌfil, ˈnyü-\

Definition of neutrophil

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



Variants of neutrophil

or neutrophilic play \ˌnü-trə-ˈfi-lik, ˌnyü-\

Origin of neutrophil

International Scientific Vocabulary neutro- (from Latin neutr-, neuter neither) + -phil


First Known Use: circa 1890


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neutrophil

noun neu·tro·phil

Definition of neutrophil

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



1897

First Known Use of neutrophil

1897


Medical Dictionary

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neutrophil

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adjective neu·tro·phil \ˈn(y)ü-trə-ˌfil\

Medical Definition of neutrophil

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



Variants of neutrophil

or neutrophilic \ˌn(y)ü-trə-ˈfil-ik\play also neutrophile \ˈn(y)ü-trə-ˌfīl\play

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neutrophil

noun neu·tro·phil

Medical Definition of neutrophil

  1. :  a granulocyte that is the chief phagocytic white blood cell



Variants of neutrophil

also neutrophile

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