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Noun: lymphocyte  'lim-fu,sIt
  1. An agranulocytic leukocyte that normally makes up a quarter of the white blood cell count but increases in the presence of infection
    - lymph cell

Derived forms: lymphocytes

Type of: leucocyte, leukocyte, WBC, white blood cell, white blood corpuscle, white cell, white corpuscle

Part of: lymphatic system, systema lymphaticum

Encyclopedia: Lymphocyte