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

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