Medical Definition of Leukon
1. The total mass of circulating leukocytes as well as the cells and leukopoietic cells from which it originates. (05 Mar 2000)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leukon
Literary usage of Leukon
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller, Charles Edward Groves, Herbert McLeod (1878)
"268), who changed its name to leukon, in allusion to its aspect (from ... leukon may be prepared by placing crystallized silicon in a wide glass tube ..."
2. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1862)
"The Athenians requited this favour by public votes of gratitude and honour, conferring upon leukon the citizenship, together with immunity from all the ..."
3. Greece: I. Legendary Greece.: II. Grecian History to the Reign of by George Grote (1899)
"The Athenians requited this favor by public votes of gratitude and honor, conferring upon leukon the citizenship, together with immunity from all the ..."
4. A Manual of Greek Historical Inscriptions by Edward Lee Hicks (1882)
"Here the Arkadians, inland people as they were, vote honours to leukon, doubtless for favouring them with corn-supplies, and their decree (in its ..."