granular white blood cell

noun

variants also granular leukocyte
: any of the white blood cells that have granules in their cytoplasm having specific affinity for certain biological stains and that include the eosinophils, basophils, and neutrophils compare nongranular white blood cell

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“Granular white blood cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/granular%20white%20blood%20cell. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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