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white blood cell

White corpuscles are more commonly called white blood cells.
  blood cells that are white and that help the body’s immune system by destroying bacteria and fungi
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white blood cells white blood cell
Less commonly known as a white corpuscle.
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  • White corpuscles are more commonly called white blood cells.
  • His blood work showed high cholesterol, sucky liver enzymes, and a lot of white blood cells, which meant he had an infection somewhere, plus his blood pressure was through the roof.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Colton’s white blood cell count isn’t consistent with appendicitis.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • Whether she’s dealing with the Japanese-Canadian issue or women’s rights or poverty, she’s one of the world’s white blood cells, rushing from trouble spot to trouble spot with her medication pouring into wounds seen and not seen.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan

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  • Someone without HIV would have a normal T cell count of a thousand cells or more, but the virus becomes part of these white blood cells.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • Twenty— five to thirty days after the explosion blood disorders appeared: gums bled, the white-blood-cell count dropped sharply and petechiae appeared on the skin and mucous membranes.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • HER WHITE BLOOD CELL count is very low.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • When the white blood cells reproduce to fight infection, the virus reproduces, too.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • Blood tests reveal Colton’s white blood cell count has spiked.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
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Associated words [difficulty]:   white blood cell [8] , bone marrow [6] , T cells [9] , phagocytes [9] , white corpuscle [9] , plasma [5] , bone marrow [6] , hemoglobin [8] , platelet [8] , white corpuscle [9]
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