oxygen and carbon dioxide carrying cells
help the body fight infections and foreign substances
form a clot to help the body stop bleeding
large cells that develop into platelets
a deficiency in number of RBCs or decreased hemoglobin content of blood
an abnormal increase in RBCs
an abnormal increase in WBCs
a deficiency in platelets
a deficiency in WBCs
60% to 70% of all WBCs
2% to 4% of all WBCs
0.5% to 1% of all WBCs
20% to 25% of all WBCs
3% to 8% of all WBCs
Nucleus with 2 to 5 connected lobes; pale lilac granules;larger that RBCs
nucleus with 2 or 3 lobes; red-orange granules; larger that RBCs
nucleus difficult to see; large deep blue-purple granules; larger than RBCs
round nucleus that is dark purple; sky blue cytoplasm, no visible granules; about the same size as RBCs
kidney-shaped nucleus; blue-gray cytoplasm, no visible granules; significantly larger that RBCs
abbreviation for polymorphonuclear leukocytes
nickname for neutrophils
general name fo all WBCs
packed red blood cell volume
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