White Blood Cell Types

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Can you name the White Blood Cell Types?

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HintLeukocyte(WBC) Name
Monocytes and Lymphocytes are known as ___________
Most rare of the leukocytes
Also can be called an Acidophil
Considered a macrophage
Lymphocyte that is responsible for cell-mediated immunity, which is a defense against invading foreign cells and the coordination of immune response
Also release chemicals to attract eosinophils and basophils
Engulf bacteria at injury sites and within the body
Largest of the leukocytes with kidney bean shape nucleus
Primarily digest toxic compounds such as nitric oxide and cytotoxic enzymes
Most abundant leukocyte type (70%)
Appear bilobed with dark purple stains
HintLeukocyte(WBC) Name
Neutrophils, Eosinophils and Basophils are known as _______
Lymphocyte that is responsible for immune surveillance, which destroys abnormal cells.
Increase in number during parasitic or allergic reactions
Also called Polynuclear leukocytes because the shape of the nucleus represents 'beads on a string.'
Discharge histamine (pro-inflammatory) and heparin (prevents blood clotting)containing granules in damaged tissue.
Bilobed appearance with red granuoles
Release chemicals to reduce spread of inflammation to other tissues during injury
Appears with large nucleus with small halo of cytoplasm surrounding
Lymphocyte that is responsible to humoral immunity, which produce antibodies as plasma cells.
Release chemicals to attract other WBC's and fibroblasts to produce scar tissue
Release prostaglandins (cause inflamation) and leukotrienes (attract other WBC's to injury site)

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