neutrophil definition

  • adjective:
    • Not stained strongly or seriously by either acid or basic dyes but stained easily by basic dyes. Pre-owned specially of white-blood cells.
    • Of a cell: becoming easier or maybe more totally stained by simple dyes than by acidic or alkaline (fundamental) people.
  • noun:
    • A neutrophil cellular, particularly an enormous style of granular white-blood mobile that's very destructive of microorganisms.
    • These types of a cell, especially a white bloodstream cell.
    • One of several leukocytes whose granules stain only with simple dyes; this is the chief phagocytic leukocyte in the circulating blood, comprising from 54percent to 65percent regarding the total number of leukocytes.
    • the principle phagocytic leukocyte; stains with either basic or acidic dyes

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