Leu"co*cyte (?), n. [Leuco- + Cr. a hollow vessel.] Physiol.

A colorless corpuscle, as one of the white blood corpuscles, or those found in lymph, marrow of hone, connective tissue, etc.

⇒ They all consist of more or less spherical masses of protoplasm, without any surrounding membrane or wall, and are capable of motion.

 

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