monocyte

Definitions of monocyte
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n a type of granular leukocyte that functions in the ingestion of bacteria

Types:
monoblast
a large immature monocyte normally found in bone marrow
Type of:
WBC, leucocyte, leukocyte, white blood cell, white blood corpuscle, white cell, white corpuscle
blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body's defense system

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