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Introduction: Lymphocyte

Description of Lymphocyte

Lymphocyte: A type of white blood cell. Lymphocytes have a number of roles in the immune system, including the production of antibodies and other substances that fight infection and diseases.
Source: National Institute of Health

Lymphocyte: white blood cells formed in the body's lymphoid tissue.
Source: CRISP

Lymphocyte: White blood cells formed in the body's lymphoid tissue. The nucleus is round or ovoid with coarse, irregularly clumped chromatin while the cytoplasm is typically pale blue with azurophilic (if any) granules. Most lymphocytes can be classified as either T or B (with subpopulations of each); those with characteristics of neither major class are called null cells.
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