polymorphonuclear leukocytes

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polymorphonuclear leukocytes (pol´ēmôr´fōnoo´klēər loo´kō-sīts),

n.pl white blood cells with nuclei of varied forms. See also leukocyte polymorphonuclear (PMN) and neutrophil.
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Granulocytes, identified morphologically as polymorphonuclear leukocytes and immunohistochemically by staining for myeloperoxidase, were absent or were only rarely identified in arterioles involved by a lupus microangiopathy.
It has been demonstrated that wounded tissue is characteristically hypoxic (Davis & Hunt 1988) and that bactericidal efficiency of polymorphonuclear leukocytes and other white cells is diminished in hypoxic conditions (Park et al.
Once injected, the monoclonal antibody binds with high affinity and specificity to the CD-15 site on human polymorphonuclear leukocytes.
Microscopic examination revealed an intense inflammatory infiltrate composed mostly of lymphocytes, rare polymorphonuclear leukocytes, and epithelioid histiocytes forming ill-defined granulomas.
PMN]) of lavaged polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMNs) and as the ratio ([r.
The lipopolysaccharide layer, due to its thick, gelatinous nature, also confers resistance to phagocytosis by polymorphonuclear leukocytes, and protects K.
This abnormality is described as a hyposegmentation of the polymorphonuclear leukocytes with chromatin condensation.
To prove the anti-inflammatory effects of herbs, polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMNL) and monocytes were treated with culture supernatant of P.
Increased phagocytic activity of polymorphonuclear leukocytes of chronic granulomatous disease as determined with flow cytometric assay.

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