Flashcards in Blood Deck (16):
A small cell with a large round nucleus
List the functions of marcophages
Phagocytize dead cells
Destroy foreign antigens
What does Eusinophils look like?
Two large lobes connected by thin strand
*Large orange-pink specific granules in cytoplasm
Describe a Lymphocyte
slightly dimpled on one side
uniform dark violet color
What is the function of a Lymphocyte?
Destroy cancer cells, cells infected with viruses, and foreign cells
*Present antigens to activate
What type of leukocyte is involved in immune response?
What is the role of plasma cells?
produce gamma globulins
Functions of proteins in plasma...?
transport iron, copper, lipids
Function of Albumin...?
maintenance of osmolarity
What is thrombopoiesis?
production of platelets
What globulin is found in plasma
Lack internal organelles and perform anaerobic fermentation
Most common ion in blood?
Formation of blood cells in the bone marrow is called ____ hemopoiesis?
increase in # during parasitic infections