nongranular white blood cell

noun
variants: also nongranular leukocyte

Medical Definition of nongranular white blood cell

: any of the white blood cells that usually lack granules in their cytoplasm having an affinity for specific biological stains and that include the lymphocytes and monocytes

called also mononuclear leukocyte

— compare granular white blood cell

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“Nongranular white blood cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nongranular%20white%20blood%20cell. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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