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Descriptor in English: Leukocytes
Descriptor in Spanish: Leucocitos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Leucócitos
Descriptor in French: Leucocytes
Entry term(s): Blood Cell, White
Blood Cells, White
Blood Corpuscle, White
Blood Corpuscles, White
Corpuscle, White Blood
Corpuscles, White Blood
Leukocyte
White Blood Cell
White Blood Cells
White Blood Corpuscle
White Blood Corpuscles
Tree number(s): A11.118.637
A15.145.229.637
A15.382.490
Scope note: White blood cells. These include granular leukocytes (BASOPHILS; EOSINOPHILS; and NEUTROPHILS) as well as non-granular leukocytes (LYMPHOCYTES and MONOCYTES).
Annotation: decrease in no. of leukocytes: consider LEUKOPENIA; increase in number of leukocytes: consider LEUKOCYTOSIS; CELL MIGRATION ASSAYS, LEUKOCYTE is available
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Phagocytosis MeSH
DeCS UI: 8140
Descriptor UI: D007962
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Leukocytes - Preferred
Concept UI M0012411
Scope note White blood cells. These include granular leukocytes (BASOPHILS; EOSINOPHILS; and NEUTROPHILS) as well as non-granular leukocytes (LYMPHOCYTES and MONOCYTES).
Preferred term Leukocytes
Entry term(s) Blood Cell, White
Blood Cells, White
Blood Corpuscle, White
Blood Corpuscles, White
Corpuscle, White Blood
Corpuscles, White Blood
Leukocyte
White Blood Cell
White Blood Cells
White Blood Corpuscle
White Blood Corpuscles



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