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Etymology

1. lymphocyte

noun. ['ˈlɪmfəˌsaɪt'] an agranulocytic leukocyte that normally makes up a quarter of the white blood cell count but increases in the presence of infection.

Synonyms

  • white corpuscle
  • T lymphocyte
  • lymphatic system
  • WBC
  • systema lymphaticum
  • B lymphocyte
  • T cell
  • white blood cell
  • white blood corpuscle
  • plasmacyte
  • leucocyte
  • white cell
  • B cell
  • plasma cell
  • leukocyte
  • lymphoblast

Etymology

  • -cyte (English)
  • cyta (Latin)
  • lymph (English)
  • lympha (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Lymphocyte

  • andesite
  • anthracite
  • brucite
  • calcite
  • eyesight
  • felicite
  • foresight
  • granulocyte
  • gravesite
  • hindsight
  • hindsight
  • hussite
  • insight
  • leukocyte
  • lucite
  • magnesite
  • oversight
  • parasite
  • phagocyte
  • plebiscite

Example sentences of the word lymphocyte


1. Noun, singular or mass
The absolute lymphocyte count in your cat is just one piece of the puzzle.

2. Adjective
The postsynaptic cell can be one of several lymphocyte types that present foreign antigens on the surface.

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