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erythrocytes
(red blood cells)are made in the bone marrow (soft tissue in the center of certain bones)and are necessary to carry oxygen from the lungs through the blood to all body cells. The oxygen is then used up by body cells in the process of converting food to energy
Hemoglobin
an important protein in the red blood cells
Leukocytes
(white blood cells) help fight infection
Name the different types of Leukocytes (2).
1)Granulocytes
2)Agranulocytes
Name the different types of Granulocytes (3) and what each does.
1)Eosinophils-elevated in allergic conditions such as asthma
2)Basophils-play a role in inflammation
3)Neutrophils-disease fighting cells
Name the different types of Agranulocytes (2) and what each does.
1)Lymphocytes-produce antibodies to help destroy foreign bodies
2)Monocytes-engulf and destroy cellular debris
Thrombocytes or Platelets
(clotting cells)are formed in the bone marrow and are necessary for blood clotting.
Blood condition terms (3)
1)emia-great increase
2)osis-slight increase
3)penia-deficiency