leukocyte


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leukocyte

(lo͞o`kəsīt'): 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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leukocyte

[′lü·kə‚sīt]
(histology)
A colorless, ameboid blood cell having a nucleus and granular or nongranular cytoplasm. Also known as white blood cell; white corpuscle.

leucocyte

(esp US), leukocyte
any of the various large unpigmented cells in the blood of vertebrates
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7) The current standard approach to imaging a diabetic foot for infection is a bone scan and/or labelled leukocyte imaging.
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Quantitative immunohistochemical analysis showed that the immune response in skin biopsy specimens from patients with ATBF more predominantly involved polymorphonuclear leukocytes than did specimens from patients with Mediterranean spotted fever (p<0.
The intraday and interday biological variations on both leukocyte numerical parameters and morphologic parameters were next investigated.
It was recently reported that leukocyte-containing RBCs contain activated platelets that interact with leukocytes, preceding leukocyte apoptosis and death, subsequently producing microparticles with procoagulant activity (73).
Although the duration of methylphenidate effect on the immunity function has mainly been investigated only in vitro experiments, it has been reported that the acute usage of methylphenidate in vivo (20 mg/kg intra- peritoneal injection) can produce a quick suppression (in 30 min) against lymphocyte reproduction and an intensive reduction in the total count of leukocytes in rats, all at least occurred in the first six hours following injection.
is focused on the development of protein therapeutics for the treatment of inflammatory and autoimmune conditions based on the company's proprietary therapeutic platform of Leukocyte Population Modulators (LPMs).
Additionally, it is already known that shortened leukocyte telomere length is associated with diseases related to oxidative stress, such as diabetes and coronary artery disease.
He had a leukocyte count of 5,900 cells/[micro]L, a hemoglobin level of 14.