(Hematology, cytology, immunology) A white blood cell.
Any of various cells that in adult mammals are produced in bone marrow, have a nucleus but no hemoglobin, and function in the immune system by protecting against pathogens and aiding in tissue repair. White blood cells include neutrophils, eosinophils, basophils, lymphocytes, and monocytes, and they are found in blood, lymph, and certain tissues.
Attributive form of white cell
blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body's defense system
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