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polymorphonuclear

 [pol″e-mor″fo-noo´kle-ar]
having a nucleus so deeply lobed or so divided as to appear to be multiple; see under leukocyte.
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pol·y·mor·pho·nu·cle·ar

(pol'ē-mōr'fō-nū'klē-ăr),
Having nuclei of varied forms; denoting a variety of leukocyte.
[G. polymorphos, multiform, + L. nucleus, kernel]
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polymorphonuclear

(pŏl′ē-môr′fə-no͞o′klē-ər, -nyo͞o′-)
adj.
Having a lobed nucleus. Used especially of neutrophil white blood cells.
n.
A polymorphonuclear cell.
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pol·y·mor·pho·nu·cle·ar

(pol'ē-mōr'fō-nū'klē-ăr)
Having nuclei of varied forms; denoting a variety of leukocyte.
[G. polymorphos, multiform, + L. nucleus, kernel]
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polymorphonuclear

Having a lobed nucleus of varying lobe number or shape. The term is used of three classes of LEUKOCYTES, neutrophil, basophil and eosinophil.
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