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one of the polymorphonuclear leukocytes that comprise the chief portion of the formed elements in pus.
a necrotic polymorphonuclear leukocyte, a major component of pus. Also called pus corpuscle.
A leukocyte present in pus. Pus cells are often degenerated or necrotic.
See also: cell