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Lab exam 1
Deep blue granules in basic stain
Similar to eosinophils in size and shape of nuclei
Fewer cytoplasmic granules than eosinophils
Migrate to damaged tissue
Release histamine, which promotes inflammation
Release heparin, which inhibits blood clotting and increases blood flow to injured tissues
Coarse, deep red granules in acid stain
Moderate allergic reactions
Defend against parasitic worm infestations
Elevated in parasitic worm infestations and allergic reactions
Slightly larger than RBC
Large, spherical nucleus surrounded by thin rim of cytoplasm
T cells directly attack microorganisms, tumor cells, and transplanted cells B cells produce
B cells produce antibodies
May live for years
Largest of all blood cells
Spherical, kidney-shaped, oval or lobed nuclei
Leave bloodstream to become macrophages
Phagocytize bacteria, dead cells, and other debris
Produced in red bone marrow
Life span of several weeks to months
Light purple granules in acid-base stain
Elevated in bacterial infections
Structure from which chordae tendineae originateae
Prevents blood movement from right ventricle to right atrium
Membranes around heart
Prevents blood movement from left ventricle to left atrium
gives rise to left and right pulmonary arteries
drain blood from myocardium into right atrium
inner lining of heart chamber
layler largely composed of cardiac muscle tissue
space containing serous fluid to reduce friction during heartbeats
drains blood from myocardial capillaries
supplies blood to heart muscle
distributes blood to body organs except lungs
What are mature red blood cells called?
What are the functions of the red blood cells?
Transport gases like CO2 and O2
What are the oxygen-carrying substance in red blood cells?
what are the white blood cells called?
what are wh
What are white blood cells with grandular cytoplasm called?
What are white blood cells lacking grandular cytoplasm called?
What is the most numerous whaite blood cells?
What does a platelet lack?
Where are the antigens of the ABO blood group located?
Red blood cell membranes
Type A blood contains what type of antigen?
Type B blood contains what type of antigen?
Type A blood contains what kind of antibody in the plasma?
Type B blood contains what kind of antibody in the plasma?
Anti A antibody