leu|co|cyte

leu|co|cyte
leu|co|cyte «LOO kuh syt», noun.
= leukocyte. (Cf.leukocyte)

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  • leu|ko|cyte — «LOO kuh syt», noun. one of the tiny, colorless cells in the blood that has a nucleus and destroys disease germs; white blood cell; white corpuscle. Normal blood contains five recognized types, the neutrophil, eosinophil, basophil, lymphocyte,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • he|mo|leu|co|cyte — «HEE muh LOO kuh syt, HEHM uh », noun. a white blood cell that circulates in the blood. ╂[< hemo + leucocyte] …   Useful english dictionary

  • leu — ad·i·po·leu·co·cyte; am·y·lo·leu·cite; bou·leu·te·ri·on; ceph·a·leu·ros; far·leu; ho·moeo·te·leu·tic; ho·moeo·te·leu·ton; ho·moio·te·leu·ton; leu·ca·den·dron; leu·cae·na; leu·cet·ta; leu·ci·fer; leu·cine; leu·cite; leu·cit·ic; leu·ci·tite;… …   English syllables

  • cyte — des·ma·cyte; des·mo·cyte; ele·o·cyte; el·lip·to·cyte; en·do·the·li·o·cyte; eo·sin·o·cyte; ep·i·cyte; eryth·ro·cyte; es·tha·cyte; fi·bro·cyte; fra·gil·o·cyte; ga·me·to·cyte; gan·gli·o·cyte; gli·o·cyte; gon·o·cyte; gran·u·lo·cyte; hem·a·to·cyte;… …   English syllables

  • leu|co|cy|the|mi|a — leu|co|cy|thae|mi|a or leu|co|cy|the|mi|a «LOO koh sy THEE mee uh», noun. = leukemia. (Cf. ↑leukemia) ╂[< leuco + Greek kýtos cyte + haîma blood] …   Useful english dictionary

  • leu|co|cy|thae|mi|a — or leu|co|cy|the|mi|a «LOO koh sy THEE mee uh», noun. = leukemia. (Cf. ↑leukemia) ╂[< leuco + Greek kýtos cyte + haîma blood] …   Useful english dictionary

  • leukocyte — leu·ko·cyte …   English syllables

  • leukocyte — leu•ko•cyte or leu•co•cyte [[t]ˈlu kəˌsaɪt[/t]] n. imu white blood cell • Etymology: 1865–70 leu ko•cyt′ic ˈsɪt ɪk adj …   From formal English to slang

  • leukocyte elastase — leu·ko·cyte elas·tase (looґko sīt e lasґtās) [EC 3.4.21.37] a serine endopeptidase that is secreted by certain leukocytes and catalyzes the hydrolysis of proteins, including elastin, and is inhibited by alpha1 antitrypsin. Emphysema… …   Medical dictionary

  • leukocyte — A type of cell formed in the myelopoietic, lymphoid, and reticular portions of the reticuloendothelial system in various parts of the body, and normally present in those sites and in the circulating blood (rarely in other tissues). Under various… …   Medical dictionary

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