polymorphonuclear

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

poly- +‎ morpho- +‎ nuclear

Adjective[edit]

polymorphonuclear (not comparable)

  1. (of leucocytes) Having a nucleus with lobes of diverse shapes

See also[edit]

  • polynuclear (multiple nuclei as opposed to multiple lobes of one nucleus)

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Noun[edit]

polymorphonuclear (plural polymorphonuclears)

  1. Such a leucocyte; a neutrophil
    Synonyms: (initialism) PMN, polymorphonuclear cell, polymorphonuclear leukocyte, PMN cell, PMN leukocyte

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