Segmented neutrophil

Segmented neutrophil
Author: Teresa Scordino MD
Category: Morphologic variants of normal cells > Morphologic variants of white blood cells > Neutrophil
Published Date: 02/17/2016

Mature segmented neutrophils have condensed chromatin and 2 to 5 nuclear lobes separated by thin filaments.  The cytoplasm is pale pink and contains numerous specific granules.  In healthy adults, approximately 40-80% of peripheral blood leukocytes are segmented neutrophils.