Leukocytes

Leukocyte: White blood cells (WBCs), also called leukocytes or leucocytes, are the cells of the immune system that are involved in protecting the body against both infectious disease and foreign invaders.

Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH)1

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Leukocytes: White blood cells. These include granular leukocytes (Basophils; Eosinophils; and Neutrophils) as well as non-granular leukocytes (Lymphocytes and Monocytes).2

Types

Types may include:3

Types of Leukocyte:

Categories for Leukocytes

Category of Leukocyte Therapy:

  • Adoptive Immunotherapy
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References

  1. Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH): rarediseasesnetwork.org/ cms/ vcrc/ Patients-Info/ Terms
  2. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  3. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  4. ibid.
  5. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ infectiousdiseases.html

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