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(of a leukocyte) having a nucleus with several lobes and a cytoplasm that contains granules, as in an eosinophil or basophil.
- ‘The epithelium covering the tonsils is extensively infiltrated by lymphocytes, plasma cells, and polymorphonuclear leucocytes.’
- ‘These are the eosinophils, neutrophils, and basophils (collectively known as granulocytes or polymorphonuclear leukocytes), mast cells, and monocytes.’
- ‘Under light microscopy, necrosis in both epidermis and dermis with extensive polymorphonuclear leucocyte infiltration in deep dermis were seen in all three groups.’
- ‘Zinc has been shown to inhibit some functions of polymorphonuclear leucocytes, to inhibit alveolar macrophage activity, and to facilitate pulmonary tissue injury.’
- ‘The subsequent developmental ‘stages’ are identical for the three types of granulocytes or polymorphonuclear cells.’
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