Granulocyte. Definition

Medical Definition: Granulocyte

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 granulocytes. A granulocyte is a type of white blood cell. Also called granular leukocyte, polymorphonuclear, and PMN.

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