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|+||WBC, [[glossary:white blood cells|white blood cell]], white blood corpuscle, white cell. The body’s own white Blood cells or leukocytes (WBC’s) fight disease and maintain immune function in the [[Blood]]. In general, white Blood cells in a Blood transfusion serve no purpose, but are transfused along with the [[red Blood cells]], platelets or plasma. These unnecessary passengers can carry viruses, immune suppress patients and release toxic substances.|
|+||* [[http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=1080|Blood Glossary]] |