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white corpuscle


White corpuscles are more commonly called white blood cells.
  blood cell that is white and that helps the body’s immune system by destroying bacteria and fungi
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More commonly known as a white blood cell.
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  • White corpuscles are more commonly called white blood cells.
  • A little trouble about those white corpuscles.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Streams of red and white corpuscles throb down highways to the fuzzy logic of intelligent traffic lights.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • Most Loonies never laid eyes on a live invader but wherever troopers broke in, Loonies rushed in like white corpuscles—and fought.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress

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  • Inflammation spread to adjacent blood vessels; lured to the scene of the accident, white corpuscles now arrived; death by congealing proceeded apace.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
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Associated words [difficulty]:   white corpuscle [9] , bone marrow [6] , white blood cell [8] , T cells [9] , phagocytes [9] , plasma [5] , bone marrow [6] , hemoglobin [8] , platelet [8] , white blood cell [8]
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