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QUIZ: Can you name the White Blood Cell Types?

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

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