from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See white blood cell.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. See Leucocyte.
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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Ever watch a white corpuscle of the blood go through the wall of a blood vessel?