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neutrophil

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

neutrophilic

play \ˌnü-trə-ˈfi-lik, ˌnyü-\

Definition of neutrophil

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

Origin and Etymology 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\
variants: or

neutrophilic

\ˌn(y)ü-trə-ˈfil-ik\play also

neutrophile

\ˈn(y)ü-trə-ˌfīl\play

Medical Definition of neutrophil

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


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neutrophil

noun neu·tro·phil
variants: also

neutrophile

Medical Definition of neutrophil

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


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