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lymphocyte Syllabification: lym·pho·cyte
Pronunciation: /ˈlimfəˌsīt/

Definition of lymphocyte in English:


A form of small leukocyte (white blood cell) with a single round nucleus, occurring especially in the lymphatic system.
Example sentences
  • We also knew that blood cells, actually lymphocytes, white cells in the blood, contained those receptors.
  • Prominent among these are the lymphocytes, white blood cells that are specialized to react to specific antigens.
  • The most common form affects white blood cells called lymphocytes.


Pronunciation: /ˌlimfəˈsitik/
Example sentences
  • Pathology in chronic cholecystitis reveals low grade chronic inflammatory changes with muscle hypertrophy and submucosal lymphocytic and plasma cell infiltration.
  • Sjogren syndrome is characterized by lymphocytic infiltration of exocrine glands, particularly the salivary and lacrimal glands, and by involvement of other organs.
  • In secondary syphilis, psoriasiform hyperplasia with dense bandlikc lymphocytic and plasma cell infiltrate appear at the dermal-epidermal junction.
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