lym|pho|blas|tic

lym|pho|blas|tic «LIHM fuh BLAS tihk», adjective.
of a lymphoblast.

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  • lym|pho|blast — «LIHM fuh blast», noun. a lymphocyte in an early stage of development. ╂[< lympho + Greek blastós germ sprout] …   Useful english dictionary

  • lym|pho|cyte — «LIHM fuh syt», noun. one of the nearly colorless cells of the blood and lymphatic system, produced by lymph glands; lymph cell. Lymphocytes have a nucleus and are chiefly responsible for immunity. They defend the body against infection by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lym|pho|cyt|ic — «LIHM fuh SIHT ihk», adjective. of or having to do with a lymphocyte or lymphocytes …   Useful english dictionary

  • lym|pho|cy|to|sis — «LIHM foh sy TOH sihs», noun. an excessive number of lymphocytes in the blood …   Useful english dictionary

  • lym|pho|cy|tot|ic — «LIHM foh sy TOT ihk», adjective. of a lymphocyte …   Useful english dictionary

  • lym|pho|gran|u|lo|ma|to|sis — «LIHM foh GRAN yuh LOH muh TOH sihs», noun. = Hodgkin s disease. (Cf. ↑Hodgkin s disease) …   Useful english dictionary

  • lym|pho|gran|u|lo|ma — «LIHM foh GRAN yuh LOH muh», noun. 1. a sexually transmitted disease caused by a rickettsia, characterized by swelling in the groin, usually followed by ulceration leading to disturbance of the lymph nodes; chlamydia. 2. = Hodgkin s disease. (Cf …   Useful english dictionary

  • lym|pho|kine — «LIHM fuh kyn», noun. a chemical substance secreted by T cells activated by certain antigens. Lymphokines are a part of the immune mechanism. »The activation of T cells also results in the production and release of soluble mediators of cellular… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lym|pho|ma|to|sis — «LIHM foh muh TOH sihs», noun, plural ses « seez». any one of several forms of the avian leucosis complex, characterized by enlargement of the liver, paralysis, blindness, or enlargement of the bones …   Useful english dictionary

  • lym|pho|ma — «lihm FOH muh», noun, plural mas, ma|ta « muh tuh». any one of various malignant tumors of the lymphatic tissue, such as lymphosarcoma …   Useful english dictionary

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