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