White blood cell

Dr Daniel J Bell et al.

White blood cells or leukocytes are one of the main cell types found in normal human blood. They are actually colourless (but appear white on light microscopy) and divided into granular and non-granular types.

Types of white blood cell:

See also

Article information

rID: 70147
System: Haematology
Section: Pathology
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Leucocytes
  • Leucocyte
  • Leukocyte
  • White corpuscles
  • White corpuscle
  • White blood corpuscles
  • White blood corpuscle
  • White cells
  • White blood cells
  • White cell
  • Leukocytes

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