Blood 2-Bio 5 Lab Review

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erythrocytes

oxygen and carbon dioxide carrying cells

leukocytes

help the body fight infections and foreign substances

thrombocytes

form a clot to help the body stop bleeding

megakaryocytees

large cells that develop into platelets

anemia

a deficiency in number of RBCs or decreased hemoglobin content of blood

polycythemia

an abnormal increase in RBCs

leukocytosis

an abnormal increase in WBCs

thrombocytopenia

a deficiency in platelets

leukopenia

a deficiency in WBCs

neutrophils

60% to 70% of all WBCs

eosinophils

2% to 4% of all WBCs

basophils

0.5% to 1% of all WBCs

lymphocytes

20% to 25% of all WBCs

monocytes

3% to 8% of all WBCs

neutrophils

Nucleus with 2 to 5 connected lobes; pale lilac granules;larger that RBCs

eosinophils

nucleus with 2 or 3 lobes; red-orange granules; larger that RBCs

basophils

nucleus difficult to see; large deep blue-purple granules; larger than RBCs

lymphocytes

round nucleus that is dark purple; sky blue cytoplasm, no visible granules; about the same size as RBCs

monocytes

kidney-shaped nucleus; blue-gray cytoplasm, no visible granules; significantly larger that RBCs

PMNs

abbreviation for polymorphonuclear leukocytes

segs

nickname for neutrophils

leukocytes

general name fo all WBCs

hematocrit

packed red blood cell volume

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