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white blood cell

noun

Definition of WHITE BLOOD CELL

:  any of the blood cells that are colorless, lack hemoglobin, contain a nucleus, and include the lymphocytes, monocytes, neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils—called also leukocyte, white blood corpuscle, white cell, white corpuscle; compare red blood cell
March 30, 2015
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