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Definitions and Synonyms of leukocyte | Another word for leukocyte | What is leukocyte?

Definition 1: blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body's defense system - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for leukocyte in the sense of this definition

(leukocyte is a kind of ...) either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets

(leukocyte is a kind of ...) a phagocyte that circulates in the blood

(... is a kind of leukocyte ) an immature leukocyte normally found in bone marrow

(... is a kind of leukocyte ) the chief phagocytic leukocyte; stains with either basic or acid dyes

(... is a kind of leukocyte ) a leukocyte with basophilic granules easily stained by basic stains

(... is a kind of leukocyte ) a type of granular leukocyte that functions in the ingestion of bacteria

(... is a kind of leukocyte ) a leukocyte that has granules in its cytoplasm

(... is a kind of leukocyte ) an agranulocytic leukocyte that normally makes up a quarter of the white blood cell count but increases in the presence of infection

(... is a kind of leukocyte ) a precursor of leukocytes that normally occurs only in bone marrow

(... is a kind of leukocyte ) a leukocyte readily stained with eosin

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