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Granulocyte: A type of immune cell that has granules (small particles) with enzymes that are released during infections, allergic reactions, and asthma. Neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils are granulocytes. A granulocyte is a type of white blood cell.

Alternate Names
Granulocytic
Granular leukocyte
PMN
Polymorphonuclear leukocyte