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neutrophil Line breaks: neu¦tro|phil
Pronunciation: /ˈnjuːtrə(ʊ)fɪl/

Definition of neutrophil in English:


A neutrophilic white blood cell.
Example sentences
  • A variety of white blood cells called neutrophils contain elastase, an enzyme that can digest elastin.
  • This removal of apoptotic neutrophils by macrophage phagocytosis is a critical process for the resolution of inflammation.
  • Macrophages, lymphocytes, neutrophils, and eosinophils were counted.
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