Blood

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Blood
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2010-01-27 18:25:18
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  1. What percent of all leukocytes are eosinophils?
    1-3%
  2. Are basophils common or not common?
    not common
  3. What percent of WBCs are basophils?
    less than 1%
  4. What color are the staining granules in the cytoplasm of basophils?
    purple
  5. What do basophils function like?
    Mast cells
  6. Why do basophils release histamine, heparin and other chemicals? (2)
    To promote inflammation and reduce clotting
  7. Where are lymphocytes made?
    Lymph nodes
  8. What is the staining in the nucleus of a lymphocyte like?
    its very dark.
  9. What are the two types of lymphocytes?
    • 1. T-lymphocytes
    • 2. B-lymphocytes
  10. Which type of lymphocytes release chemicals that control the immune response and directly attack microorganisms?
    T-lymphocytes
  11. Which type of lymphocytes make antibodies, are very small, and live for years?
    B-lymphocytes
  12. What RBCs leave the bloodstream and become microphages?
    Monocytes
  13. What do monocytes form?
    Phagocytes that enter the tissues

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