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  • n. Plural form of neutrophil.

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Examples

  • The molecules induced by the type-1 interferon were present in cells called neutrophils, which are abundant in the blood but have received little attention from TB researchers until now.

    TB genetic signature may help predict active cases

  • Studies show that when Ingenol mebutate is applied to the skin it not only kills the cancerous cells but also recruits white blood cells known as neutrophils that appear to reduce the risk of relapse by destroying any residual malignant cells that could allow the tumour to re-grow.

    BBC News - Home

  • Unlike Pfizer's tofacitinib, Vertex's VX-509 showed no decrease in levels of infection fighting white blood cells, known as neutrophils.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis make antibodies that attack immune cells called neutrophils, causing inflammation in small - to medium-sized blood vessels.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • In newborns, immune cells called neutrophils are more sensitive to potentially harmful effects of phthalate plasticizers, according to a new study in Pediatric Research.

    Newswise: Latest News

  • (July 20, 2010) - In newborns, immune cells called neutrophils are more sensitive to potentially harmful effects of phthalate plasticizers, according to a new study in

    Newswise: Latest News

  • The key to the experiments are integrins, which are proteins expressed by the body's immune cells -- in this case, cells called neutrophils -- that allow the cells to travel to a cut, infection or other source of inflammation.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • Scientists filmed immune cells called neutrophils finding their way to a mouse's wounded liver.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Reporting in the journal Science, Paul Kubes and colleagues filmed immune cells called neutrophils finding their way to a mouse's wounded liver.

    NPR Topics: News

  • And they watched these little immune cells called neutrophils travel through the blood vessels.

    NPR Topics: News

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  • adj. Not stained strongly or definitely by either acid or basic dyes but stained readily by neutral dyes. Used especially of white blood cells.
    n. A neutrophil cell, especially an abundant type of granular white blood cell that is highly destructive of microorganisms.

    January 19, 2009