Leukocyte definition

lo͝okōsīt, lo͝okəsīt
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Any of the small, colorless nucleated cells in the blood, lymph, and tissues, which are important in the body's defenses against infection, including granular types such as neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils, and nongranular types such as lymphocytes and monocytes; white blood cell.
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(hematology, cytology, immunology) A white blood cell.
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Singular:
leukocyte
Plural:
leukocytes