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 Granulocytes

Polymorphonuclear Leukocyte (PMN)
Granular leukocyte, Granulocyte, Inflammatory Granulocyte, Polymorphonuclear Cell

A subgroup of leukocytes (white blood cells), filled with granules of toxic chemicals that enable them to digest micro-organisms by phagocytosis. Examples of Granulocytes are :

  • Neutrophils
  • Eosinophils
  • Basophils

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