Definition of white cell in English:

white cell

noun

  • less technical term for leucocyte
    • ‘This test looks at all the different cells in the your blood (red cells, white cells, and platelets), to look for conditions like infections, anaemia, and leukaemia.’
    • ‘Note the numerous white cells, red cells and bacteria in this frame.’
    • ‘Clues to the presence of HPS are thick concentrated blood, low blood platelets, and a high white cell count with many young white cells.’
    • ‘Apoptosis early in life removes those white cells that would attack the body's own protein, for example.’
    • ‘His cerebrospinal fluid was reported as a clear and colourless specimen with two red cells, no white cells, and a negative Gram stain.’
    • ‘Infection is a common complication of acute leukemia treatment when the granulocyte scavenger white cells are low spontaneously or after treatment.’
    • ‘An increase in white cells, the presence of immature cells, or reactive lymphocytes may answer the immediate question.’
    • ‘In thalassaemia the white cells and platelets are normal, but the red cells are small and too few in number.’
    • ‘When a microbe or a virus invades the body, white cells (including neutrophils) are among the first of the body's defenses to attack the invading organisms.’
    • ‘In infective conjunctivitis, the mucus coming out of the eyes often contains many white cells from the blood (pus cells).’
    • ‘Like queen bees, these cells replenish our blood supply, spawning millions of red cells, white cells, and platelets.’
    • ‘It eventually causes a decreased numbers of normal red blood cells, white cells and platelets, leading to symptoms of anemia, infections and bleeding.’
    • ‘White cells and red cells in the urine may mean that an infection is there.’
    • ‘Hodgkins Lymphoma is a rare cancer where white cells in the immune system become abnormal and divide too rapidly.’
    • ‘The white cells protect your body against and fight infection and the platelets are responsible for normal blood clotting.’
    • ‘The accumulating pathogens, white cells and immune proteins cause the air sacs to become inflamed and filled with fluid, leading to the difficult breathing that characterizes many types of pneumonia.’
    • ‘These symptoms are caused by having too many abnormal white blood cells and not enough normal white cells, red cells and platelets.’
    • ‘After this exam, the doctor will order a CBC (complete blood count) to measure the numbers of white cells, red cells, and platelets in your child's blood.’
    • ‘Do not attempt to differentiate the white cells in the urine unless special procedures are performed.’
    • ‘The bone marrow, which is in the cavity present in the center of bones, is the organ responsible for the production of red blood cells, white cells and platelets.’