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Science Immune Att.
Science Vocabulary Words
|monocytes||A large, circulating, phagocytic white blood cell that has a single well-defined nucleus and very fine granulation in the cytoplasm and that constitutes from 3 to 8 percent of the white blood cells in humans.|
|macrophage||a large white blood cell, occurring principally in connective tissue and in the bloodstream, that ingests foreign particles and infectious microorganisms by phagocytosis.|
|neutrophil||a phagocytic white blood cell having a lobulate nucleus and neutrophil granules in the cytoplasm.|
|platelets||small platelike body, esp. a blood platelet|
|endothelial||a type of epithelium composed of a single layer of smooth, thin cells that lines the heart, blood vessels, lymphatics, and serous cavities.|