White Blood Cell Types

Random Science or anatomy Quiz

Can you name the White Blood Cell Types?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

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

Friend Scores

  Player Best Score Plays Last Played
You You haven't played this game yet.

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments