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What white blood cell produces antibodies that fight disease?
Lymphocytes
Which blood cells contain a nucleus and organelles?
white
What white blood cell kills parasitic worms and inactive allergic reactions?
eosinophils
___________ blood cells are much larger than __________ blood cells.
white
red
What white blood cell releases histamines that cause inflammation and allergies?
Basophils
_________ blood cells live for about three to four months before being broken down in the spleen.
red
What white blood cell destroys bacteria and infected cells?
monocytes
What blood cells lacks a nucleus and other organelles found in cells?
red
How may red blood cells are there in the body?
25 trillion
What blood cells can not reproduce or repair themselves?
red
What white blood cell kills bacteria by phagocytosis?
Neutrophils
Erythrocytes are ______ __________ __________.
red blood cells
Leukocytes are called _________ ________ _______.
white blood cells