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Leukocyte infiltration






Leukocyte infiltration

Leukocyte infiltration refers to the process of moving or infiltrating of the leukocytes into the injured tissue to begin the repair process.

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Leukocyte
White blood cell.

Infiltration
Local anesthetic procedure effective for upper teeth and soft tissue; placement of anesthetic under the gum, allowing it to seep into bone.

Infiltrating
Refers to a tumor that penetrates the normal, surrounding tissue.

Leukocytes
White blood cells, the blood cells responsible for fighting infection.

Tissue
Biological tissue is a group of cells that perform a similar function.The study of tissues is known as histology, or, in connection with disease, histopathology.The classical tools for studying the tissues are the wax block, the tissue stain, and the optical microscope, though developments in electron microscopy, immunofluorescence, and frozen sections have all added to the sum of knowledge in the last couple of decades.



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Leukemia
Cancer of white blood cells. Acute leukemias are characterized by the presence of "blasts," which are immature white blood cells. Large quantities of blasts generally overgrow the bone marrow, leaving very little space for normal bone marrow cells. This type generally requires immediate treatment. Chronic leukemias are those characterized by a large and uncontrolled growth of more mature white blood cells. These types of leukemias tend not to progress as rapidly, and treatment is often milder than that of acute leukemias.

Leukemoid
Like leukemia.

Leukeran
Leukeran is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): chlorambucil.

Leukine
Leukine is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): sargramostim.

Leukocyte
White blood cell.

Leukocyte (white blood cell)
Cells in the blood that seeks and destroys disease-causing microorganisms.

Leukocytes
White blood cells, the blood cells responsible for fighting infection.

Leukoencephalitis
Inflammation of the white matter of the brain.

Leukopenia
Reduction in the number of leukocytes in the blood.

Leukoplakia
Thick, white patches in the mouth that may become malignant.

Leukorrhea
White discharge.



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