Definition of white cell in English:

white cell

Syllabification: white cell

noun

  • less technical term for leukocyte.
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    • This test looks at all the different cells in the your blood (red cells, white cells, and platelets), to look for conditions like infections, anaemia, and leukaemia.
    • The bone marrow, which is in the cavity present in the center of bones, is the organ responsible for the production of red blood cells, white cells and platelets.
    • After this exam, the doctor will order a CBC (complete blood count) to measure the numbers of white cells, red cells, and platelets in your child's blood.

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