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There are two classifications of leukocytes, what are they?
Answer: The can be classified by whether or not they have granules. Lymphocytes and Monocytes are "A granules", meaning they do NOT have granules.
Leukocytes (White blood cells) are smaller or larger than a Thrombocyte ( Red blood cell) ?
Answer: LARGER, very in size.
Where are leukocytes formed and disposed?
Answer: Formed = Inside the bone marrow and lymphatic tissues. Disposed = through the spleen, liver and bone marrow.
What is the lifespan of a leukocyte?
Answer: 6-8 within the bloodstream. Weeks, months and even years in tissues ie. the lungs.
How does the leukocyte manage to destroy pathogens and fight off infection?
Answer: Through "Phagocytosis", which eats unknown substances.
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