HyperDic: lymphocyte

English > 1 sense of the word lymphocyte:
NOUNbodylymphocyte, lymph cellan agranulocytic leukocyte that normally makes up a quarter of the white blood cell count but increases in the presence of infection
lymphocyte > pronunciation
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Rhymesacolyte ... write: 181 rhymes with ayt...
English > lymphocyte: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningAn agranulocytic leukocyte that normally makes up a quarter of the white blood cell count but increases in the presence of infection.
Synonymlymph cell
Part oflymphatic system, systema lymphaticumThe interconnected system of spaces and vessels between body tissues and organs by which lymph circulates throughout the body
NarrowerB cell, B lymphocyteA lymphocyte derived from bone marrow that provides humoral immunity
T cell, T lymphocyteA small lymphocyte developed in the thymus
lymphoblastAn immature lymphocyte
plasma cell, plasmacyteA cell that develops from a B lymphocyte in reaction to a specific antigen
Broaderleukocyte, leucocyte, white blood cell, white cell, white blood corpuscle, white corpuscle, WBCblood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi
Spanishlinfocito
Catalanlimfòcit
Adjectiveslymphocyticof or relating to lymphocytes

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