agranular leukocyte

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agranular leukocyte

[‚ā′gran·yə·lər ′lü·kə‚sīt]
(histology)
A type of white blood cell, including lymphocytes and monocytes, characterized by the absence of cytoplasmic granules and by a relatively large spherical or indented nucleus.
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