Definition of white blood cell noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


white blood cell

BrE BrE//ˌwaɪt ˈblʌd sel//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌwaɪt ˈblʌd sel//
(also white cell) (specialist leucocyte) (biology)
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any of the clear cells in the blood that help to fight disease
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: white blood cell