produces fiber, repairs the tissue, and produces the matrix of the connective tissue. This cell has good cell division.
macrophage or histiocyte
protects as a phagocyte by digesting bacteria and other matter. Originate from blood cell, monocyte.
cartilage cell. Produces chemical that prevents blood vessels from growing into the cartilage.
a bone cell that resorbs/breakdowns bone tissue. It removes the calcium from the tissue and puts it in the blood.
thrombocyte or platelet
second most common blood cell. Prevents blood loss by forming a pre-clot plug in damaged tissues and vessels. Also produce serotonin, a vascoconstrictor, that narrows the vessels.
leukocyte; agranular; largest in size of the bloodcells; horseshoe shaped nucleus; can move into tissues and become macrophages
leukocyte; clean up after immunity/allergic reactions(phagocyte) ; bumpy lumpy with raisin and seeds look