leucocyte definition

  • noun:
    • Alternative spelling of leukocyte.
    • A colorless corpuscle, as one of the white-blood corpuscles, or the ones that are in lymph, marrow of bone, connective tissue, etc.
    • A white or colorless corpuscle of the bloodstream or lymph.
    • bloodstream cells that engulf and absorb bacteria and fungi; a significant part of the body's defense system

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