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

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