Definition of Leukon

1. a bodily organ consisting of the white blood cells [n -S]



Medical Definition of Leukon

1. The total mass of circulating leukocytes as well as the cells and leukopoietic cells from which it originates. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leukon

leukokinetics
leukokininase
leukokoria
leukolymphosarcoma
leukolysin
leukolysis
leukolytic
leukoma
leukomalacia
leukomas
leukomata
leukomatous
leukomyelitis
leukomyelopathy
leukon (current term)
leukonecrosis
leukons
leukonychia
leukopathia
leukopathia unguis
leukopathy
leukopedesis
leukopenia
leukopenias
leukopenic
leukopenic factor
leukopenic index
leukopenic leukaemia
leukophlegmasia

Literary usage of Leukon

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1. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller, Charles Edward Groves, Herbert McLeod (1878)
"268), who changed its name to leukon, in allusion to its aspect (from ... leukon may be prepared by placing crystallized silicon in a wide glass tube ..."

2. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1862)
"The Athenians requited this favour by public votes of gratitude and honour, conferring upon leukon the citizenship, together with immunity from all the ..."

3. Greece: I. Legendary Greece.: II. Grecian History to the Reign of by George Grote (1899)
"The Athenians requited this favor by public votes of gratitude and honor, conferring upon leukon the citizenship, together with immunity from all the ..."

4. A Manual of Greek Historical Inscriptions by Edward Lee Hicks (1882)
"Here the Arkadians, inland people as they were, vote honours to leukon, doubtless for favouring them with corn-supplies, and their decree (in its ..."

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