neutrophile neutrophile

Definition(s):

  • (n) the chief phagocytic leukocyte; stains with either basic or acid dyes

Usage(s):

  • In such infections as pneumonia and appendicitis the white cells rush to the defense of the infected tissue, are replaced by peculiar polymorphonuclear-neutrophile cells, called .

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