heterophilic leukocyte


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heterophilic leukocyte

[-fil′ik]
Etymology: Gk, heteros, different, philein, to love, leukos, white, kytos, cell
a neutrophil of certain animal species that takes an acid stain.

heterophilic leukocyte

A neutrophilic leukocyte of certain animals whose granules stain with an acid stain.
See also: leukocyte