Definitions for neutrophilˈnu trə fɪl, ˈnyu-; -ˌfaɪl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. neutrophil, neutrophile(noun)

    the chief phagocytic leukocyte; stains with either basic or acid dyes


  1. neutrophil(Noun)

    Such a cell, especially a white blood cell.

  2. neutrophil(Adjective)

    Of a cell: being more easily or more fully stained by neutral dyes than by acidic or alkaline (basic) ones.

  3. Origin: From Neutrophil, from neutro- + -phil.


  1. Neutrophil

    Granular leukocytes having a nucleus with three to five lobes connected by slender threads of chromatin, and cytoplasm containing fine inconspicuous granules and stainable by neutral dyes.


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