Cell types or blood elements

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Granulocyte with the smallest granules

neutrophil

Granular leukocytes

neutrophils, eosinophils, basophils

Also called an erthyrocyte, anucleate

RBC

Phagocytic leukocytes that avidly engulf bacteria

neutrophil, monocytes

Agranular leukocytes

lymphocytes, monocytes

Fragments to form platelets

megakaryocyte

All the others are examples of these

formed elements

Increases in number during allergy attackes

Eosiniophil

Releases histamine during inflammatory reactions

basophil

descendants may be formed in lymphoid tissue

lymphocyte

Containts hemoglobin; therefore involved in O2 transport

RBC

Does not use diapedesis

Platelets, RBCS

Increases in number during chronic infections; the largest WBC

monocytes

The only formed elements that are not spherical

RBCS Platelets

Also Called WBCS

Neutrophil, lymphocyte, monocytes, eosonphil, basophil

Granulocyte with two types of granules

neutrophils

A T Cell or a B Cell

Lymphocytes

Kills by the respiratory burst

Monocytes, neutrophils

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