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white blood cell

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Definition of white blood cell in English:

noun

Less technical term for leucocyte.
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.

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