endothelial leukocyte

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en·do·the·li·al leu·ko·cyte

obsolete term for a monocyte, a type of leukocyte thought to be derived from reticuloendothelial tissue.

en·do·the·li·al leu·ko·cyte

(en'dō-thē'lē-ăl lū'kō-sīt)
Older term for a monocyte thought to be derived from reticuloendothelial tissue.


a white blood cell capable of ameboid movement, whose chief function is to protect the body against microorganisms causing disease and which comprise: granulocytes (basophils, eosinophils, neutrophils), nongranulocytes (lymphocytes, monocytes) and thrombocytes (platelets).

bovine leukocyte adhesion deficiency
lethal hematological defect inherited as a recessive trait in Holstein cattle; characterized by poor growth, recurrent infection and poor responsivity to standard treatments in calves from 2 to 8 weeks of age. Profound neutrophilia. Death supervenes before two years of age. Called also BLAD.
canine leukocyte adhesion deficiency
an autosomal recessive disease in Irish setters. Neutrophils lack CD11/CD18 adhesion proteins. Affected dogs have a marked neutrophilia and recurrent bacterial infections from an early age.
leukocyte count
tabulation of the numbers and kinds of leukocytes in a blood sample.
endothelial leukocyte
leukocyte functional antigens
a group of cell surface antigens involved in intracellular adhesion.
granular l's
granulocytes; leukocytes containing abundant granules (lysosomes) in their cytoplasm, including neutrophils, eosinophils and basophils.
leukocyte migration-inhibition factor
a lymphokine elaborated by activated T or B lymphocytes that inhibits polymorphonuclear leukocyte migration.
polymorphonuclear leukocyte
any of the fully developed, segmented cells of the granulocyte series, especially a neutrophil, whose nuclei contain three or more lobes joined by filamentous connections.
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