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glossary:white_blood_cells

White Blood Cells

Any of various blood cells that have a nucleus and cytoplasm, separate into a thin white layer when whole blood is centrifuged, and help protect the body from infection and disease. White blood cells include neutrophils, eosinophils, basophils, lymphocytes, and monocytes. Also called leukocyte, white cell; Also called white corpuscle.

See also:

* Blood Glossary

glossary/white_blood_cells.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)