LE cell

noun
\ ˈel-ˈē-ˌsel How to pronounce LE cell (audio) \

Medical Definition of LE cell

: a neutrophil that is found especially in patients with lupus erythematosus, has a characteristic histologic appearance, and has phagocytosed another cell's damaged nucleus that has combined with a specific antibody

called also lupus erythematosus cell

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“LE cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/LE%20cell. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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