Granular leukocyte. Definition

Medical Definition: Granular leukocyte

Type of immune cell that has granules (small particles) with enzymes that are released during infections, allergic reactions and asthma. Neutrophils, eosinophils and basophils are granular leukocytes. A granular white blood cell is a type of white blood cell. Also called granulocytes, polymorphonuclear leukocyte and PMN.

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