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WBC

 
white blood cell (see leukocyte); white blood cell count.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

WBC

Abbreviation for white blood cell.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

WBC

abbr.
white blood cell
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

WBC

1. White blood cell. See Leukocyte.
2. White blood cell count.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

WBC

Abbreviation for white blood cell.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

WBC

Abbrev. for white blood cell.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

WBC

Abbreviation for white blood cell.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about WBC

Q. can i get a short explanation about white blood cells and their job? what does it mean if i have a insafition

A. White blood cells (WBC's) are the ones responsible for the immune system in the body. The white blood cell count rises in cases of infection, steroid use and other conditions. A low white blood cell count can have many causes, which need to be further evaluated by a doctor.

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