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head and neck
white blood cells aka
t/f red blood cells have a neuclei
what is it called when there are too many white blood cells
why don't the red blood cells have a nucleus
they don't need it to reproduce.
what is another name for a neutrophil
polymorphonuclear leukocyte (PMN)
what is a PMN?
what is the most common WBC
neutrophil or PMN- 60-70%
what are the white blood cells eaters?
neutrophils aka PMN
what are the first WBC to appear at an injury site
neutrophils aka PMN
what are neutrophils (PMN) seen as?
neutrophils (PMN) are ______ _____ and active in phagocytosis
what is the second most common wbc
what wbc makes up 60-70%
what wbc accounts for 20-25%
what are the three types of lymphocytes
what cells are know as the natural killer cells
where do NK cells mature
what is the first line of defense against tumors or virally infected cells
what cells are know for just killing everything (dumb)
what cells mature in the thymus
what cells activate and direct other immune cells
t cells ____ and _____ other immune cells
activate and direct
what does AIDS cause?
decrease in T cells
t/f aids kills and stops T cells and without them no order and the immune system falls apart
what cells are the generals of the lymphocytes
where do the B cells mature?
bone marrow and lymph nodes (bean)
what is the bean?
what do b cells differentiate into?
what cells differentiate into plasma cells
what are the antibodies?
each plasma cell can produce ____ of _____ immunoglobulins
one of five
what are the five immnoglobulins
____ fight microorganisms in body fluids
____ is an allergy hypersensitivity because the release of histamine
____ activates B cell lymphocytes
____ are major antibody can pass through the placental barrier
____ activates b cell lymphocytes
what immunoglobulin can pass through the placental barrier
which immunoglobulin has everything to do with allergies
immunoglobulins bind to certain _____ to form an immune complex
what is the antigen
the ____ is the antibody and the ___ is the antigen
why does the immunoglobulin bind to the immunogen
to disable the immunogen
a monocyte becomes a ____
the ____ is located in the bloodstream and the ____ is in the tissue
where is the monocyte located
in the blood stream
where is the macrophage located
in the tissue
what leukocyte is an allergy induced immune response
an eosinophil eats _____ _____
a basophil is in the ____ and the mast cell is in the ____
basophil is an _____ response
which leukocyte produces hisiamine and heparin
what cell starts in the bone marrow but matures in the thymus
b cells take orders from who?
where do the wbc aka leukocytes come from