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Search Results for: neutrophil

Neutrophil

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

Neutrophile

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

Band cell

Definition noun, plural: band cells A cell derived from metamyelocyte and develops into a mature granulocyte during... Read More

Basophil

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

Exudate cell

Definition noun, plural: exudate cells Any of the cells participating in the forming of exudate during inflammation or a... Read More

Phagosome

Definition noun plural: phagosomes phag·o·some, ˈfæg əˌsoʊm (cell biology) A vesicle that forms by pinching off... Read More

Eosinophil

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

Leukocyte

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

Biological Cell Defense

Organisms must find a means of defense against antigens such a viruses described on the previous tutorial. If this was not... Read More

Phagolysosome

Definition noun plural: phagolysosomes (cell biology) A cytoplasmic body that forms from the fusion of phagosome and... Read More

Metamyelocyte

Definition noun, plural: metamyelocytes A cell derived from myelocyte and develops into a band cell during... Read More

Pentose phosphate pathway

Definition noun (biochemistry) A glucose metabolic pathway in which five-carbon sugars (pentoses) and NADPH are synthesized... Read More

Endogenous pyrogen

Definition noun, plural: endogenous pyrogens A type of pyrogen produced by activated immune cells, and incite the rise in... Read More

Fibrinous exudate

Definition noun A type of exudate consisting largely of fibrinogen and fibrin Supplement Tissue injuries such as wounds and... Read More

Purulent exudate

Definition noun A type of exudate that is distinctively thick and yellowish, grayish or greenish in color, and consisting... Read More

Dohle body

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

Cell adhesion

Cell Adhesion Definition Cell adhesion is the process in which a cell uses a specialized complex of proteins to get... Read More

Granulopoiesis

Definition noun The hematopoiesis of granulocytes Supplement Hematopoiesis is the process of forming new blood cellular... Read More

Granulocyte

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

Phagocyte

Definition noun, plural: phagocytes Any of the cells specialized in engulfing and destroying foreign particles, as well as... 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

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

Purulent

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, describing, associated with, or promoting purulence Supplement The term purulent is... Read More

Pus corpuscle

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

Pus cell

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

Suppurative inflammation

Definition noun A type of inflammation accompanied by the discharge of purulent exudate (pus) Supplement Inflammation is a... Read More

Adenosine

Definition noun plural: adenosines a·den·o·sine, əˈdɛn əˌsin A purine nucleoside that has adenine bound to a... Read More

Neutropenia

Definition noun An abnormally low concentration of circulating neutrophils in the blood. Supplement For instance, an... Read More

Passive and Active Types of Immunity

The previous tutorial investigated the role of white blood cells in phagocytosis. White blood cells are also responsible... Read More