Definition of Lymph cell
1. Noun. An agranulocytic leukocyte that normally makes up a quarter of the white blood cell count but increases in the presence of infection.
Group relationships: Lymphatic System, Systema Lymphaticum
Generic synonyms: Leucocyte, Leukocyte, Wbc, White Blood Cell, White Blood Corpuscle, White Cell, White Corpuscle
Specialized synonyms: B Cell, B Lymphocyte, T Cell, T Lymphocyte, Lymphoblast, Plasma Cell, Plasmacyte
Derivative terms: Lymphocytic
Medical Definition of Lymph cell
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Literary usage of Lymph cell
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1. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1861)
"To expand this a little, and make it intelligible, we find the healthy lymph-cell small, circular, slightly granular, with a little nucleus, and developing ..."
2. On the Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer and the Tumours Analogous to it by Maurice Henry Collis (1864)
"Pus affords another example of the low vitality of the lymph-cell. ... My doctrine with regard to the lymph-cell is this—that, although developed in the ..."
3. The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of (1861)
"Collis then speaks as follows of growths which are not cancer, but which equally with it have their origin in the lymph-cell: " After reading most of ..."
4. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1861)
"... be included in the following formula:—" The nearer in form and power of development that the constituent cells of a tumour are to the healthy lymph-cell ..."
5. The Biology of the Blood-cells with a Glossary of Hæmatological Terms: For by Oskar Cameron Gruner (1914)
"It is for this reason that we shall not describe the structure of the thymus in relation to lymph-cell factories. The writer feels that at the present day ..."