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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Linfocito granular grande

Large granular lymphocyte (larj GRAN-yoo-lur LIM-foh-site)
A type of white blood cell that contains granules with enzymes that can kill tumor cells or microbial cells.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.