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eosinophil


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A type of white blood cell (leucocyte) that has a granular cytoplasm (see granulocyte). Its function involves the regulation of allergic responses and it also produces an enzyme capable of destroying parasites.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Chemistry.


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