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neutrophils

; neutrophilic polymorphonuclearcytes mature white blood cells (40-70% of all circulating white blood cells) characterized by lobulated nuclei and granular cytoplasm; occur in tissue spaces, early in acute inflammation

neutrophils (ner·ō·trōˑ·filz),

n.pl white blood cells with cytoplasmic granules that consume harmful bacteria, fungi, and other foreign materials.
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