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Descriptor English:   Lymphocytes 
Descriptor Spanish:   linfocitos 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Linfócitos 
Synonyms English:   Cell, Lymphoid
Cells, Lymphoid
Lymphoid Cell
Lymphoid Cells  
Tree Number:   A11.118.637.555.567
Definition English:   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), or NATURAL KILLER CELLS. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general; prefer specifics; decrease in number = LYMPHOPENIA; excess number = LYMPHOCYTOSIS; note many specific precoordinated lymphocyte terms are available
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Lymphocytes/transplantation use Lymphocyte Transfusion
See Related English:   Antilymphocyte Serum
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CH chemistry CL classification
CY cytology DE drug effects
EN enzymology IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PA pathology
PH physiology RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   23303 
Unique Identifier:   D008214 

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