Leukocyte

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  • blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body''s defense system

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  • blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body's defense system

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Leukocyte Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


The job of white blood cells (also called leukocytes) is to fight infections and cancer. They also remove poison, waste and damaged cells from the body.

The number of white blood cells increases when a person is fighting infection or disease and decrease when a person is healthy.



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