polymorphonuclear

adjective
poly·​mor·​pho·​nu·​cle·​ar | \ ˌpä-lē-ˌmȯr-fə-ˈnü-klē-ər How to pronounce polymorphonuclear (audio) , -ˈnyü- \

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

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polymorphonuclear noun

First Known Use of polymorphonuclear

1897, in the meaning defined above

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“Polymorphonuclear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polymorphonuclear. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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polymorphonuclear

adjective
poly·​mor·​pho·​nu·​cle·​ar | \ -ˌmȯr-fə-ˈn(y)ü-klē-ər How to pronounce polymorphonuclear (audio) \

Medical Definition of polymorphonuclear

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

polymorphonuclear

noun

Medical Definition of polymorphonuclear (Entry 2 of 2)

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