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American English: /ˈlukəˌsaɪt/
British English: /ˈluːkə(ʊ)sʌɪt/


  • (British) leukocyte
    Example sentences
    • The myeloid lineage gives rise to the rest of the white blood cells or leukocytes, which all derive from the bone marrow in adults.
    • White blood cells or leucocytes are complete cells because they contain a nucleus and other vital organelles.
    • Reduction of leucocytes in red blood cell concentrates by filtration results in less alloimmunisation in patients receiving transfusions and transplants
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