granulocyte


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(GRAN-yoo-lo-site)

A type of white blood cell that fights infection. Neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils are all granulocytes.

To read more about types of white blood cells and the role they play in your immune system, see Breastcancer.org's The Immune System's Defense Team page. 

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Audio contributed by: Susan Lucci

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