from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large, circulating, phagocytic white blood cell, having a single well-defined nucleus and very fine granulation in the cytoplasm. Monocytes constitute from 3 to 8 percent of the white blood cells in humans.
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- n. A type of blood leukocyte that differentiates into a macrophage.
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- n. a type of granular leukocyte that functions in the ingestion of bacteria
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