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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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Severe Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency-I (LAD-I) is a rare, life-threatening, autosomal recessive pediatric disease caused by a mutation of the ITGB2 gene that encodes for the Beta-2 Integrin component CD18.
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It should also be kept in mind that the lack of standard PRP preparation technique and the absence of platelet and leukocyte concentration may still affect the results.
Investigations revealed haemoglobin concentration of 8.5 g/dl, platelet count of 556,000/mm3 markedly raised leukocyte count of 54000/mm3 (neutrophils 80%, lymphocytes 13%, and monocytes 7%).
12%), and urine detection of leukocyte esterase (87% vs.
As a class project at the University of Hawaii (with consent of participants), we tracked changes in microscopic leukocyte differential counts and cellular morphology in an EDTA sample that was kept at room temperature.
Conclusion: Raised leukocyte count was found to have high sensitivity but low specificity for diagnosing acute appendicitis.
In this study, we demonstrated that it was possible to perform SPECT/CT with [sup.111]In-labelled autologous leukocytes almost 24 hrs after euthanasia with the same detectability of the osteomyelitic lesions as in the living pigs (78% versus 79%) by a simple count of [sup.111]In-labelled leukocyte accumulation in the osteomyelitic bone lesions seen on CT.
It has been hypothesized that activation of NF-[kappa]B could represent a key regulator in epithelium-endothelium crosstalk able to induce leukocyte extravasation into mucosal tissues during inflammation.
To study microvascular inflammation, we assessed sepsis-induced leukocyte and platelet adhesion in small intestinal microcirculation of SIRT2KO and SIRT2KI mice compared to those of WT control.
Effects of three different types of exercise on blood leukocyte count during and following exercise.
[6] In our study, the injection of carrageenan led to a significant increase in the leukocyte count and fluid extravasation in the pleural cavity triggering a typical inflammatory reaction, which can be measured easily.