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leukocyte

leu·ko·cyte (leu·co·cyte)

leukocyte (leucocyte)

pronunciation:
lu k saIt
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part of speech: noun
definition: one of the white or colorless blood cells that normally function to defend the body from infection.
Word Parts
The word leukocyte contains the following parts:
leuk, leuko, leuc, leuco Greek root that means white, colorless