- white blood cells
- white blood corpuscle
- White blood cell. Refers to a blood cell that does not contain hemoglobin. White blood cells include lymphocytes, neutrophils, eosinophils, macrophages, and mast cells. These cells are made by bone marrow and help the body fight infection and other diseases.
Definition from: Physician Data Query via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
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See also Understanding Medical Terminology.