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.


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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 may include:3

Types of Leukocyte:

Categories for Leukocytes

Category of Leukocyte Therapy:

  • Adoptive Immunotherapy

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  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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