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 and divided into granular and non-granular types.

Types of white blood cell:

  • granular
  • non-granular
    • lymphocytes
    • monocytes

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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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