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  • n. Alternative spelling of leukocyte.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A colorless corpuscle, as one of the white blood corpuscles, or those found in lymph, marrow of bone, connective tissue, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A white or colorless corpuscle of the blood or lymph.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body's defense system

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