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Medical Term:

cystinotic leukocyte


Definition: a leukocyte having an enhanced content of cystine, found in patients with disorders characterized by the storage of cystine; within the leukocyte, the cystine, largely in noncrystalline form, is associated with dense lysosomal particles.

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