polymorphonuclear leukocyte

noun

Definition of polymorphonuclear leukocyte

: a mature white blood cell having a complexly lobed nucleus and granule-containing cytoplasm and including the neutrophils, basophils, and eosinophils especially : neutrophil

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1887, in the meaning defined above

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“Polymorphonuclear leukocyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polymorphonuclear%20leukocyte. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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polymorphonuclear leukocyte

noun

Medical Definition of polymorphonuclear leukocyte

: a mature white blood cell having a complexly lobed nucleus and granulocytic cytoplasm and including the neutrophils, basophils, and eosinophils especially : neutrophil

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