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Describe Lymphocyte

A small cell with a large round nucleus

2

List the functions of marcophages

Phagocytize dead cells
Destroy foreign antigens
Present antigens

3

What does Eusinophils look like?

Two large lobes connected by thin strand
*Large orange-pink specific granules in cytoplasm

4

Describe a Lymphocyte

Round nucleus
slightly dimpled on one side
uniform dark violet color

5

What is the function of a Lymphocyte?

Destroy cancer cells, cells infected with viruses, and foreign cells
*Present antigens to activate

6

What type of leukocyte is involved in immune response?

lymphocyte

7

What is the role of plasma cells?

produce gamma globulins

8

Functions of proteins in plasma...?

clotting
defense
transport iron, copper, lipids

9

Function of Albumin...?

pH buffering
solute transport
maintenance of osmolarity

10

What is thrombopoiesis?

production of platelets

11

What globulin is found in plasma

alpha
beta
gamma

12

Describe erythrocytes?

Lack internal organelles and perform anaerobic fermentation

13

Most common ion in blood?

Sodium

14

Formation of blood cells in the bone marrow is called ____ hemopoiesis?

myeloid

15

Eusinophil functions

increase in # during parasitic infections
*

16

Neutrophil functions

*increase during bacterial infection