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Chapter 3 BloodCells

The Language of Medicine- 8th Edition

Neutrophil (granules stain blue and red [purple] with neutral stain)
Lymphocyte (lymph cells) fight disease by producing antibodies, thereby destroying foreign cells. They also may attach directly to foreign cells and destroy them. Two types: T Cells & B Cells
Monocytes (Cells with one very large nucleus) Engulf and destroy cellular debris after neutrophils have attacked foreign cells. Monocytes leave the bloodstream and enter tissue (such as lung and liver) to become macrophages.
Eosinophil (granules stain red with acidic stain.) are active and increase in number on allergic conditions such as asthma.
Basophil (granules stain blue with basic stain) The function of basophils is not clear, but the number of these cells increase in the healing phase of inflammation.
Granulocytes or Polymorphonuclear Contain dark staining granules in their cytoplasm and have a multilobed nucleus. They are formed in the bone marrow. 3 types; E ,B, N
Mononuclear leukocytes have one large nucleus and only a few granules in their cytoplasm. They are produced in the bone marrow as well as lymph nodes and spleen. 2 types; L, M
Anemia No Blood
Ischemia to hold back blood.
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