monocyte definition

  • noun:
    • a sizable, circulating, phagocytic white-blood cell, having an individual well-defined nucleus and incredibly good granulation into the cytoplasm. Monocytes constitute from 3 to 8 per cent regarding the white-blood cells in humans.
    • a form of blood leukocyte that differentiates into a macrophage.
    • a type of granular leukocyte that features into the ingestion of bacteria

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "monocyte"
    • Then finally there is the monocyte,…
    • View More
  • Hypernym for "monocyte"
  • Etymologically Related for "monocyte"
  • Same Context for "monocyte"
  • Medical Dictionary for "monocyte"
    • A white bloodstream mobile which have…
    • View More
53 votes

How would you define monocyte?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!