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Search Results for: leukocyte

Leukocyte

Definition noun, plural: leukocytes Any of the nucleated blood cells that lack hemoglobin, and whose main function involves... Read More

Agranular leukocyte

Definition noun, plural: agranular leukocytes A leukocyte lacking apparent cytoplasmic granules under a... Read More

Mononuclear leukocyte

Definition noun, plural: mononuclear leukocytes A leukocyte characterized by having a nucleus with only one lobe, as opposed... Read More

Eosinophil

Definition noun, plural: eosinophils A type of polymorphonuclear leukocyte characterized by having a kidney-shaped nucleus,... Read More

Granulocyte

Definition noun, plural: granulocytes A leukocyte characterized by the presence of numerous staining granules in the... Read More

The Many Facets of SDF-1alpha CXCR4 Agonists and Antagonists on Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells

K. Imai, M. Kobayashi, and J. Wang, et al., “Selective secretion of chemoattractants for haemopoietic progenitor cells by... Read More

Pus

Definition noun A viscous exudate formed and discharged from an inflamed tissue as an end-result of... Read More

Agranulocyte

Definition noun, plural: agranulocytes Leukocyte lacking apparent cytoplasmic granules when viewed under light microscopy... Read More

Basophil

Definition noun, plural: basophils A type of polymorphonuclear leukocyte characterized by having a nucleus with two or three... Read More

Neutrophil

Definition noun, plural: neutrophils A type of polymorphonuclear leukocyte characterized by having multilobed nucleus,... Read More

Monocyte

Definition noun, plural: monocytes A type of white blood cell capable of immune functions such as phagocytosis, and can... Read More

Chemokine

Definition noun, plural: chemokines A chemotactic cytokine released by cells to function in chemotaxis, inflammation, and... Read More

White blood cell

Definition noun, plural: white blood cells Any of the nucleated blood cells that lack hemoglobin, with a primary role in the... Read More

Major histocompatibility complex

Definition noun A cluster of genes on a particular chromosome that specify major histocompatibility... Read More

Leukocytosis

Definition noun, plural: leukocytoses An abnormal increase in white blood cell count in the blood. Supplement Leukocytosis... Read More

Blood cell

Definition noun, plural: blood cells Any of the cells in blood, i.e. a red blood cell (erythrocyte) or a white blood cell... Read More

Neutrophile

Definition noun, plural: neutrophiles (1) A neutrophilic organism that lives and thrives in an environment with a... Read More

Dohle body

Definition noun, plural: Dohle bodies Round or oval cytoplasmic inclusion of neutrophils containing remnants of rough... Read More

Leukocytopenia

Definition noun A decrease in the number of leukocytes in the blood. Supplement Low white blood cell counts are linked with... Read More

Alloimmunity

Definition noun, plural: alloimmunities (immunology) A type of immunity that produces an immune response that is attacking... Read More

Mononuclear phagocyte system

Definition noun A system of cells located in reticular connective tissue, and are associated primarily with phagocytosis and... Read More

Histiocyte

Definition noun, plural: histiocytes A reticular connective tissue macrophage or a dendritic cell, derived from the bone... Read More

Macrophage

Definition noun, plural: macrophages A leukocyte whose main function is to eliminate cellular debris and foreign particles... Read More

T-helper cell

Definition noun, plural: T-helper cells A type of T lymphocyte that assists by activating antigen-presenting leukocytes,... Read More

Genomic analysis uncovers new targets for HIV vaccine

DURHAM, N.C. -- An international team of researchers has identified three gene variants in the DNA of 486 people infected... Read More

Purulence

Definition noun The state of forming of pus at the site of injury or infection, or the pus itself Supplement Inflammation is... Read More

Photochemistry and photobiology of actinic erythema: defensive and reparative cutaneous mechanisms

Photochemistry and photobiology of actinic erythema: defensive and reparative cutaneous mechanisms A.C. Tedesco1, L.... Read More

Lymphocyte

Definition noun, plural: lymphocytes The white blood cell of the blood derived from the stem cells of the lymphoid series of... Read More

Connective tissue cell

Definition noun, plural: connective tissue cells Any of the cellular elements in the connective tissue Supplement The... Read More

Rebuck skin window technique

Rebuck skin window technique An in vivo test of the inflammatory response in which the skin is abraded and a slide applied... Read More

Emigration

Definition noun, plural: emigrations (ecology) The act of leaving a habitat or place with the intent of moving to a... Read More

Migration

Definition noun, plural: migrations (1) Passing from one part to another, said of certain morbid processes or symptoms (2)... Read More

Legumes

Legumes Definition Legumes (singular: legume) are plants belonging to the family Leguminosae (Fabaceae). Leguminosae is... Read More

Motile

Definition adjective (1) Of, pertaining to, or relating to motility; capable of moving or self-propelling. (2) Of,... Read More

Antigen

Antigen Definition What is an antigen? A simple definition is that an antigen refers to any substance that triggers an... Read More

Connective tissue

Definition noun, plural: connective tissues The animal tissue that chiefly originates from the embryonic mesoderm, and... Read More

New Test Can Detect Both Genetic And Chromosomal Abnormalities In Embryos

One-step screening for both genetic and chromosomal abnormalities has come a stage closer as scientists announced that an... Read More

Of mice and humans: how good are HLA transgenic mice as a model of human immune responses?

Of mice and humans: how good are HLA transgenic mice as a model of human immune responses? Maya F Kotturi , Erika... Read More

Expression by Streptomyces lividans of the Rat Alpha Integrin CD11b A-Domain as a Secreted and Soluble Recombinant Protein

Research Article Expression by Streptomyces lividans of the Rat α Integrin CD11b A-Domain as a Secreted and Soluble... Read More

Pus cell

Definition noun, plural: pus cells A dead polymorphonuclear leukocyte, i.e. neutrophil, found in pus. Supplement Pus cells,... Read More