HyperDic: neutrophile

English > 1 sense of the word neutrophile:
NOUNbodyneutrophile, neutrophilthe chief phagocytic leukocyte
English > neutrophile: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe chief phagocytic leukocyte; stains with either basic or acid dyes.
NarrowermicrophageA neutrophil that ingests small things (as bacteria)
Broaderleukocyte, leucocyte, white blood cell, white cell, white blood corpuscle, white corpuscle, WBCblood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi

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