Definition of lymphocyte in English:

lymphocyte

noun

Physiology
  • A form of small leucocyte (white blood cell) with a single round nucleus, occurring especially in the lymphatic system.

    • ‘Prominent among these are the lymphocytes, white blood cells that are specialized to react to specific antigens.’
    • ‘Lymphomas occur when a type of white blood cell - a lymphocyte - becomes cancerous.’
    • ‘The two major types of white blood cells are neutrophils and lymphocytes.’
    • ‘We also knew that blood cells, actually lymphocytes, white cells in the blood, contained those receptors.’
    • ‘The most common form affects white blood cells called lymphocytes.’

Pronunciation:

lymphocyte

/ˈlɪmfə(ʊ)sʌɪt/