Neutrophil vs Agranulocytosis - What's the difference?

neutrophil | agranulocytosis |


As nouns the difference between neutrophil and agranulocytosis

is that neutrophil is (biology|medicine) such a cell, especially a white blood cell while agranulocytosis is (disease) an acute condition involving a severe and dangerous leukopenia, particularly of neutrophils, causing a neutropenia in the circulating blood.

As an adjective neutrophil

is (biology|medicine) of a cell: being more easily or more fully stained by neutral dyes than by acidic or alkaline (basic) ones.

neutrophil

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (biology, medicine) Of a cell: being more easily or more fully stained by neutral dyes than by acidic or alkaline (basic) ones.
  • Noun

    (neutrophil granulocyte) (en noun)
  • (biology, medicine) Such a cell, especially a white blood cell.
  • *2011 , Terence Allen and Graham Cowling, The Cell: A Very Short Introduction , Oxford 2011, p. 89:
  • *:One litre of human blood contains about five billion neutrophils (around half of all white blood cells).
  • Synonyms

    *neutrophil granulocyte

    agranulocytosis

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia agranulocytosis)
  • (disease) An acute condition involving a severe and dangerous leukopenia, particularly of neutrophils, causing a neutropenia in the circulating blood.