white cell
noun Date: 1852 white blood cell

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  • White cell — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • White cell — can refer to:*White blood cell *White cell (spectroscopy), a type of multiple reflection gas phase spectroscopy cell …   Wikipedia

  • white cell — n. LEUKOCYTE * * * …   Universalium

  • white cell — n. LEUKOCYTE …   English World dictionary

  • white cell — white blood cell leukocyte …   Medical dictionary

  • white cell — noun blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body s defense system • Syn: ↑leukocyte, ↑leucocyte, ↑white blood cell, ↑white blood corpuscle, ↑white corpuscle, ↑WBC • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • white cell — noun less technical term for leucocyte …   English new terms dictionary

  • White cell-blood — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • White cell (spectroscopy) — A White cell (named after its inventor) is a type of gas phase spectroscopy cell that allows for easy adjustments of the number of beam passes through the cell …   Wikipedia

  • White cell differential, automated — A machine generated percentage of the different types of white blood cells, usually split into granulocytes, lymphocytes, monocytes, eosinophils, and basophils …   Medical dictionary

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