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29A Blood

Most numerous leukocyte neutrophil
Granulocytes (3) neutrophil, eosinophil, basophil
Also called an erythrocyte; anucleate formed element red blood cell
Actively phagocytic leukocytes (2) neutrophil and monocyte
Agranulocytes (2) lymphocyte and monocyte
Ancestral cell of platelets megakaryocyte
RBC's, megakaryocyte, eosinophil, basophil, monocyte, neutrophil, lymphocyte, are all examples of formed elements
Number rises during parasite infections eosinophil
Releases histamine; promotes inflammation basophil
Many formed in lymphoid tissue lymphocyte
Transports oxygen red blood cell
Primarily water, noncellular; the fluid matrix of the blood plasma
Increases in number during prolonged infections monocytes
The five types of white blood cells neutrophil, eosinophil, basophil, lymphocyte, monocyte
Four classes of nutrients normally found in plasma water, salts, proteins, and substances transported by blood
Abnormal increase in the number of WBC's leukocytosis
Abnormal increase in the number of RBC's polycythemia
Condition of too few RBC's or of RBC's with hemoglobin deficiencies anemia
Abnormal decrease in the number of WBC's leukopenia
Created by: havana



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