noun. the chief phagocytic leukocyte; stains with either basic or acid dyes.
- white blood cell
- white blood corpuscle
- white cell
- Neutrophil (German)
Example sentences of the word neutrophil
They get their name "neutrophil" thanks to the neutral pH of the components that make up their granules.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Another cause of elevated white blood cell count levels in dogs is an autoimmune disorder, which can cause inflammation in the body, raising your pup's white blood cell count and specifically his neutrophil levels.
Two other genetic health concerns for border collies that can be detected with tests are neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis and trapped neutrophil syndrome.
4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
NETosis forms neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs).
Pups with allergies or parasitic infestations may have elevated neutrophil, eosinophil and basophil levels.