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What is the main difference between transudate and exudate?
Exudate is used in inflammation, transudate is a normal process.
What are PMN?
Polymorphous neutrophils
Neutrophils are classified as ________, which has lysosomes (they are ridch in hydrolytic enzymes)
granulocytes
Neutrophils are dependent on ________.
chemotaxis
What is the major cell types in the early stages of acute inflammation?
Neutrophils
What is the major component of inflammation at about 24-48 hours?
Monocytes and macrophages
What enhances binding of an antigen due to actions of complement or antibodies?
opsonization
What is mainly seen in longstanding (chronic) inflammatory lesions and in allergy or in some parasitic inflammations?
Eosinophils
When do eosinophils appear?
about 2-3 days after PMN
Eosinophils secrete a substance that can ________some actions of basophils/mast cells
neutralize
What appears later on in acute phases and is the first cell type in viral infections?
lymphocytes
What is not a granulocyte and matures at the site of inflammation
monocyte
Monocytes turn into ________ in tissue
macrophages
What WBC has common features with mast cells?
basophil
What has no role in the inflammation process but might get sucked into the combat zone?
RBC