Children's Cancer Foundation

繁體中文   |   简体中文 View Full Version
Children's Cancer Foundation  About Childhood Cancer  Diagnosis and Treatment Glossary  Monocyte

Monocyte


A variety of white blood cell, 16-20μm in diameter, that has a kidney-shaped nucleus and grayish-blue cytoplasm (when treated with Romanowsky stains).  Its function is the ingestion of foreign particles, such as bacteria and tissue debris.