polymorphonuclear

adjective poly·mor·pho·nu·cle·ar \ ˌpä-lē-ˌmȯr-fə-ˈnü-klē-ər , -ˈnyü- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of polymorphonuclear

of a cell
: having the nucleus complexly lobed and often of varied form; especially : of, relating to, or being a polymorphonuclear leukocyte

polymorphonuclear

noun

First Known Use of polymorphonuclear

1897


Medical Dictionary

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polymorphonuclear

adjective poly·mor·pho·nu·cle·ar \ -ˌmȯr-fə-ˈn(y)ü-klē-ər \

medical Definition of polymorphonuclear

of a cell
: having the nucleus complexly lobed and often of varied form; especially : of, relating to, or being a polymorphonuclear leukocyte
  • polymorphonuclear neutrophils

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polymorphonuclear

noun

medical Definition of polymorphonuclear


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