Definition of


  1. (noun, body) an agranulocytic leukocyte that normally makes up a quarter of the white blood cell count but increases in the presence of infection

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Synonyms of Lymphocyte

lymph cell

Origin of the word Lymphocyte

  1. 1890, from L. lympho- (see lymph) + -cyte (see cyto-). more

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Words that sound like Lymphocyte

lambast, lambaste, lamp shade, lamppost, lampshade, line of sight

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