German: neutrophile Granulozyten
Japanese: 好中球

Haematology. Most prevalent leukocytes having a nucleus with three to five lobes, and cytoplasm containing fine inconspicuous granules and stainable by neutral dyes. They are the adaptive immune system's first line of defense against bacterial infections. After leaving nearby blood vessels, these cells follow chemicals produced by bacteria and proceed to locate and eliminate the invader by phagocytosis.

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