eosinophil granulocyte

eosinophil granulocyte
A type of white blood cell commonly referred to as eosinophils.

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  • Eosinophil cationic protein — protein Name=ribonuclease, RNase A family, 3 (eosinophil cationic protein) caption= width= HGNCid=10046 Symbol=RNASE3 AltSymbols=RNS3 ECP EntrezGene=6037 OMIM=131398 RefSeq=NM 002935 UniProt=P12724 PDB= ECnumber= Chromosome=14 Arm=q Band=24… …   Wikipedia

  • eosinophil — noun A white blood cell responsible for combating infection by parasites in the body. Syn: acidophil, eosinophil granulocyte …   Wiktionary

  • eosinophil — eo·sin·o·phil .ē ə sin ə .fil also eo·sin·o·phile .fīl adj EOSINOPHILIC (1) eosinophil also eosinophile n a white blood cell or other granulocyte with cytoplasmic inclusions readily stained by eosin * * * n. a variety of white blood cell… …   Medical dictionary

  • Granulocyte — A type of white blood cell filled with microscopic granules that are little sacs containing enzymes, compounds that digest microorganisms. Granulocytes are part of the innate immune system and have somewhat nonspecific, broad based activity. They …   Medical dictionary

  • eosinophil — I. adjective Date: circa 1882 eosinophilic 1 II. noun Date: circa 1900 a granulocyte readily stained by eosin that is present at sites of allergic reactions and parasitic infections …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • eosinophil — Polymorphonuclear leucocyte (granulocyte) of the myeloid series, of which the granules stain red with eosin. Phagocytic, particularly associated with helminth infections and with hypersensitivity …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Neutrophil granulocyte — Neutrophil redirects here. For organisms that grow in neutral pH environments, see neutrophile. Neutrophil granulocyte A neutrophil, stained with Wright s stain.  This cell is approximately 12 µm in diameter …   Wikipedia

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