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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 most common form affects white blood cells called lymphocytes.’
- ‘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.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.