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Meaning of monocyte

mon•o•cyte

Pronunciation: (mon'u-sīt"), [key]
— n. Cell Biol.
  1. a large, circulating white blood cell, formed in bone marrow and in the spleen, that ingests large foreign particles and cell debris.
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