polymorphonuclear leukocyte

noun

Definition of polymorphonuclear leukocyte

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

1887

First Known Use of polymorphonuclear leukocyte

1887


Medical Dictionary

polymorphonuclear leukocyte

noun

Medical Definition of polymorphonuclear leukocyte

  1. :  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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