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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