White Blood Cell Types

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Can you name the White Blood Cell Types?

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

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