Medical Definition of Neutrophilic leukocyte

1. A neutrophilic granulocyte, the most frequent of the polymorphonuclear leukocyte's, and also the most active phagocyte among the various types of white blood cells; when treated with Wright's stain (or similar preparations), the fairly abundant cytoplasm is faintly pink, and numerous tiny, slightly refractile, relatively bright pink or violet-pink, diffusely scattered granules are recognizable in the cytoplasm; the deeply stained blue or purple-blue nucleus is sharply distinguished from the cytoplasm and is distinctly lobated, with thin strands of chromatin connecting the three to five lobes. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neutrophilic Leukocyte

neutropenias
neutropenic
neutropenic angina
neutrophil
neutrophil activating factor
neutrophil activating protein
neutrophil activation
neutrophil chemotactant factor
neutrophil collagenase
neutrophil granule
neutrophile
neutrophiles
neutrophilia
neutrophilic
neutrophilic leukaemia
neutrophilic leukocyte (current term)
neutrophilic leukocytosis
neutrophilic leukopenia
neutrophilin
neutrophilopenia
neutrophilous
neutrophils
neutrotaxis
neuvaines
nevadaite
nevadite
nevah
neve
nevel
neveling

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