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white blood cell:

see bloodblood,
fluid pumped by the heart that circulates throughout the body via the arteries, veins, and capillaries (see circulatory system; heart). An adult male of average size normally has about 6 quarts (5.6 liters) of blood.
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white blood cell

[′wīt ′bləd ‚sel]
(histology)
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Based on these experiments, we can only speculate that other immunocyte types may be present.
The regulatory genes that control hematopoiesis and immune reactions can be broadly divided between those that are specific to immunocyte systems and those that are shared by other biological processes.
In the present work, we demonstrate that molecules recognized by antibodies raised to human IL-1-[alpha] and TNF-[alpha] are present in immunocytes of the compound ascidian Botryllus schlosseri.
Immunocytes can be further classified between phagocytes and cytotoxic cells.
As mentioned above, the very low-dose radiation can place an influence of stimulation to the organism, especially the immunocytes such as lymphocytes in the spleen.
In the gut, IgA originates mainly from local tissue immunocytes, especially in the lamina propria of the intestines.
Evidence for nitric oxide production and utilization as a bactericidal agent by invertebrate immunocytes.
This suggests that during inflammatory processes, endogenous opioid peptides can be secreted from immunocytes, occupy peripheral opioid receptors on sensory nerve endings, and thereby produce analgesia by inhibiting the excitability of these nerves, or by the release of pro-inflammatory neuropeptides (62).
Butler JE, Kehrli ME Jr, Immunoglobulins and immunocytes in the mammary gland and its secretions.
It is increasingly recognized that fat is not merely an energy store, but that adipocytes may directly produce immunomodulatory factors, or adipose tissue may harbor activated immunocytes.
Proinflammatory cytokines (eg, TNF-[alpha], IL-6) released by HIV-infected immunocytes, or by the adipocytes themselves when exposed to these HIV-infected cells, may lead to increased apoptosis (programmed cell death).