granular leukocyte


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granular leukocyte

[′gran·yə·lər ′lü·kə‚sīt]
(histology)
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In the present study, the frequency of basophils, eosinophils and granular leukocyte PAS positive were lower than 1% in all fish.
The particles here are often somewhat larger and more numerous than in the special granular leukocytes. Simpson(19) saw the number of monocytes increase in the blood of animals subjected to repeated intravenous injections of various kinds of colloidal substances and particulate matter.
Special (pseudo-eosinophilic) granular leukocytes with polymorphous nuclei are present in the tissue.