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area in the middle of the arm, in front of the elbow, that houses the veins most commonly used for venipuncture
Complex protein substance produced in the presence of foreign substances, such as bacteria viruses, lipids, or carbohydrates, in order to protect the body
largest numerous type of leukocytes; the granules are large and stain dark blue from basic dyes and often obscure the nucleus
description based on the ABO classification system, of the presence of specific antigens on the surface of red blood cells
smallest of all blood vessels, which allow the exchange of nutrients and oxygen between the cells and blood; capillaries connect arteries to veins
process by which certain white blood cells can exit the capillaries and enter the tissues in response to pathogens
Leukocyte whose granules stain bright orange-red from eosin; aids the body in fighting parasites and numbers increase in allergies
Red Blood Cells; an anuclear, biconcave disk-shaped blood cell that is responsible for transporting oxygen
white blood cells containing granuoles of various colors and chemical make-up; basophils, eosinophils, and neutrophils.
Iron-rich protein molecules found in red blood cells; transports oxygen and carbon dioxide
destruction of red blood cells that allows hemoglobin to be released from the red blood cells
white blood cell; round cell with a nucleus whose main function is to combat infection and remove disintegration tissues
Leukocyte produced in the lymphoid tissue; a nongranular leukocyte that has a role in the body's immune system
Large leukocyte formed in bone marrow, with abundant cytoplasm and a kidney-shaped nucleus; ingest bacteria, dying cells, and debris in tissues
Leukocyte that engulfs and digest pathogens found in tissues; its granules stain lavender
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