Medical Dictionary

LE cell

noun \ˈel-ˈē-ˌsel\

Medical Definition of LE CELL

:  a polymorphonuclear leukocyte that is found especially in patients with lupus erythematosus, has a characteristic histologic appearance, and has phagocytosed another cell's damaged nucleus that has combined with a specific antibody—called also lupus erythematosus cell


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