lymphocyte

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lymphocyte:

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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; immunityimmunity,
ability of an organism to resist disease by identifying and destroying foreign substances or organisms. Although all animals have some immune capabilities, little is known about nonmammalian immunity.
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lymphocyte

[′lim·fə‚sīt]
(histology)
An agranular leukocyte formed primarily in lymphoid tissue; occurs as the principal cell type of lymph and composes 20-30% of the blood leukocytes.

lymphocyte

a type of white blood cell formed in lymphoid tissue
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1,2,18-20] However, the tumors, especially papillary carcinoma arising in the background of lymphocytic thyroiditis, usually show 2 cell populations in cytology samples[13,18,19]; namely, tumor cells with nuclear features of papillary carcinoma and a background population of Hurthle cells intermixed with small and large reactive lymphocytes.
If any blasts, abnormal lymphoid cells, other abnormal or unclassifiable cells, [greater than]1 nRBC, [greater than]5% immature granulocytes (metamyelocytes, myelocytes, or promyelocytes), or [greater than]5% reactive lymphocytes are seen, a manual differential must be performed.
If reactive lymphocytes seen, append LUCs with "atypical lymphs" comment.

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