Definition of polymorphonuclear in English:

polymorphonuclear

Syllabification: pol·y·mor·pho·nu·cle·ar
Pronunciation: /ˌpäliˌmôrfōˈn(y)o͞oklēər
 
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adjective

Physiology
  • (Of a leukocyte) having a nucleus with several lobes and a cytoplasm that contains granules, as in an eosinophil or basophil.
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    • The epithelium covering the tonsils is extensively infiltrated by lymphocytes, plasma cells, and polymorphonuclear leucocytes.
    • These are the eosinophils, neutrophils, and basophils (collectively known as granulocytes or polymorphonuclear leukocytes), mast cells, and monocytes.
    • Under light microscopy, necrosis in both epidermis and dermis with extensive polymorphonuclear leucocyte infiltration in deep dermis were seen in all three groups.

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