polymorphonuclear

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polymorphonuclear

 [pol″e-mor″fo-noo´kle-ar]
having a nucleus so deeply lobed or so divided as to appear to be multiple; see under leukocyte.

pol·y·mor·pho·nu·cle·ar

(pol'ē-mōr'fō-nū'klē-ăr),
Having nuclei of varied forms; denoting a variety of leukocyte.
[G. polymorphos, multiform, + L. nucleus, kernel]

polymorphonuclear

/poly·mor·pho·nu·cle·ar/ (-noo´kle-er) having a nucleus so deeply lobed or so divided as to appear to be multiple.

polymorphonuclear

(pŏl′ē-môr′fə-no͞o′klē-ər, -nyo͞o′-)
adj.
Having a lobed nucleus. Used especially of neutrophil white blood cells.
n.
A polymorphonuclear cell.

polymorphonuclear

[pol′ēmôr′fōno̅o̅′klē·ər]
Etymology: Gk, polys + morphe + L, nucleus, nut kernel
having a nucleus with a number of segments connected by fine threads of nuclear membrane.

pol·y·mor·pho·nu·cle·ar

(pol'ē-mōr'fō-nū'klē-ăr)
Having nuclei of varied forms; denoting a variety of leukocyte.
[G. polymorphos, multiform, + L. nucleus, kernel]

polymorphonuclear

Having a lobed nucleus of varying lobe number or shape. The term is used of three classes of LEUKOCYTES, neutrophil, basophil and eosinophil.

polymorphonuclear

1. having a nucleus so deeply lobed or so divided as to appear to be multiple.
2. a polymorphonuclear leukocyte.

polymorphonuclear neutrophil (PMN)
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