Granulocyte with the smallest granules
neutrophils, eosinophils, basophils
Also called an erthyrocyte, anucleate
Phagocytic leukocytes that avidly engulf bacteria
Fragments to form platelets
All the others are examples of these
Increases in number during allergy attackes
Releases histamine during inflammatory reactions
descendants may be formed in lymphoid tissue
Containts hemoglobin; therefore involved in O2 transport
Does not use diapedesis
Increases in number during chronic infections; the largest WBC
The only formed elements that are not spherical
Also Called WBCS
Neutrophil, lymphocyte, monocytes, eosonphil, basophil
Granulocyte with two types of granules
A T Cell or a B Cell
Kills by the respiratory burst
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