granulocyte

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

Definition of granulocyte

: any of a group of white blood cells (such as a basophil, eosinophil, or neutrophil) characterized by granule-containing cytoplasm and a usually lobed nucleus

granulocytic

play \ˌgran-yə-lō-ˈsi-tik\ adjective

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granulocyte

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

medical Definition of granulocyte

: any of a group of white blood cells (as a basophil, eosinophil, or neutrophil) characterized by granule-containing cytoplasm and a usually lobed nucleus — compare agranulocyte

granulocytic

play \ˌgran-yə-lō-ˈsit-ik\ adjective

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