leukocytic


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leu·ko·cyt·ic

(lū'kō-sit'ik),
Pertaining to or characterized by leukocytes.
Synonym(s): leukocytal

leukocytic

pertaining to white blood cells. See leukocyte.

leu·ko·cyt·ic

(lū'kō-sit'ik)
Pertaining to or characterized by leukocytes.
Synonym(s): leucocytic.

leukocytic

pertaining to or emanating from leukocytes.

leukocytic pyrogen
protein substances, e.g. interleukin-1, which stimulate the thermoregulator center of the hypothalamus via prostaglandins; produced by bone-marrow derived phagocytes.

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siRNA therapy is a promising approach for treatment of leukocytic disorders and infections; however, delivery reagents that can target these cell types have not been available until now.
Edema and leukocytic infiltration along with congestion of smaller blood vessels with hemocytes have been attributed to invasion of foreign matter into oyster tissues.
For MI 1-2 days we took the cases in which we found fields of unnucleate cardiomyocites with readable outlines, an edematic stroma, stasis of leukocytes or a moderate leukocytic infiltration.
Human leukocytic antigens in autoirnmune sensorineural hearing loss.
In AML patients, there were significant positive correlations between plasma Ang-2 level and total leukocytic counts (TLC), lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) levels and percentage of blast cells in the BM (r=0 48, 0.
Human infection with Ehrlichia canis, a leukocytic rickettsia.
Chemokines are produced and released by a wide variety of leukocytic and nonleukocytic cell types.
Moderate intensity and the spread of inflammatory infiltration of the tissue, an almost complete absence of leukocytic component of cellular reaction, and an early termination of the inflammatory process in the kidneys resulted in full restitution of the tissue.
In addition, highly variable release of leukocytic apo-HC (cobalamin-free HC) frequently occurs whenever serum is tested instead of plasma (4); critical effects of this artifact on Morkbak's vegan serum data cannot be dismissed merely because leukocyte counts did not change after therapy.

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