LE cell

noun
\ˈel-ˈē-ˌsel \

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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