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Any of several kinds of colorless or nearly colorless cells of the immune system that circulate in the blood and lymph. Leukocytes comprise granulocytes and ...

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White blood cells (leukocytes) are major players in the immune system and help defend against infection and disease.

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Aug 14, 2020 ... White blood cells, also called leukocytes, play an important role in the body's immune response by identifying and targeting pathogens.

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Jun 1, 2021 ... Leukocytosis is when you have too many white blood cells. ... and also deal with cell waste, and lymphocytes make up the immune system.

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White blood cells (WBCs, also called leukocytes) are a critical part of our body's immune system. They help the ...

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Weak immune system. This is often caused by illnesses such as HIV/AIDS or by cancer treatment. · Infection. A higher-than-normal white blood cell count usually ...

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Oct 14, 2020 ... White blood cells, also called leukocytes, are the immune system heroes, as they are the ones that fight germs directly. They only represent 1% ...

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INTRODUCTION. White blood cells (also called leukocytes) are diverse cell types of the immune system that are specialized for specific functions.

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May 26, 2000 ... ... developmental destiny of white blood cells. The finding represents the first evidence that mammalian immune system cells respond to such ...

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May 29, 2021 ... They send out lymphocytes. These are a certain type of white blood cell that fights infection. The blood vessels and lymph vessels carry the ...

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Aug 12, 2020 ... For your immune system to fight off any kind of invader, such as a virus, you need a kind of white blood cell called a B cell, which makes ...