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Lab 41

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Mature red blood cells are also called
erythrocytes
The shape of a red blood cell can be described as
biconcave
The functions of red blood cells are
to transport oxygen and carbon dioxide
The oxygen-carrying substance in a red blood cell
hemoglobin
A mature red blood cell can not reproduce because it lacks the ______ that was extruded during late development.
nucleus
White blood cells are also known as
leukocytes
White blood cells with granular cytoplasms are called
granulocytes
White blood cells lacking a granular cytoplasm are called
agranulocytes
Polymorphonuclear leukocyte is another name for a ______ with a segmented nucleus.
neutrophil
Normally, the most numerous white blood cells are
neutrophils
White blood cells whose cytoplasmic granules stain red in acid are called
eosinophils
Normally the least abundant of the white blood cells
basophils
The largest type of white blood cells
monocytes
Small agranulocytes that have relatively large, round nuclei with thin rims of cytoplasm
lymphocytes
Small cell fragments the function to prevent blood loss from an injury site are called
platelets