Share this entry

white blood cell Syllabification: white blood cell
Pronunciation: /(h)wīt bləd sel/

Definition of white blood cell in English:

noun

Less technical term for leukocyte.
Example sentences
  • Stem cells are a type of blood cells which ultimately produces red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets.
  • Blood is made up of plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets.
  • One type of blood cell is the white blood cell or WBC.

Definition of white blood cell in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources