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What percent of all leukocytes are eosinophils?
Are basophils common or not common?
What percent of WBCs are basophils?
less than 1%
What color are the staining granules in the cytoplasm of basophils?
What do basophils function like?
Why do basophils release histamine, heparin and other chemicals? (2)
To promote inflammation and reduce clotting
Where are lymphocytes made?
What is the staining in the nucleus of a lymphocyte like?
its very dark.
What are the two types of lymphocytes?
Which type of lymphocytes release chemicals that control the immune response and directly attack microorganisms?
Which type of lymphocytes make antibodies, are very small, and live for years?
What RBCs leave the bloodstream and become microphages?
What do monocytes form?
Phagocytes that enter the tissues