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Axia College Material Yolanda Campos Appendix H A. Body Part Function or Description 1  eosinophil  A type of leukocyte (white blood cell) with coarse round granules  of uniform size within its cytoplasm and typically a bilobate (two- lobed) nucleus. 2  neutrophil  A type of white blood cell, specifically a form of granulocyte,  filled with neutrally-staining granules, tiny sacs of enzymes that  help the cell to kill and digest microorganisms it has engulfed by  phagocytosis 3  lymphocyte  A small white blood cell (leukocyte) that plays a large role in  defending the body against disease. 4  basophil  A type of leukocyte (white blood cell) with coarse bluish-black  granules of uniform size within the cytoplasm and typically a  bilobate (two-lobed) nucleus. 5  monocyte  A white blood cell that has a single nucleus and can ingest (take  in) foreign material. B. Body Part Function or Description 1  Tonsils and adenoids  These celebrated structures (adenoids and tonsils) in the back  of the throat are composed of tissue similar to the lymph nodes  or "glands." 2  Axillary lymph nodes  Buried deeply between the shoulder muscles and the chest wall;  palpable in the living animal only when significantly enlarged and  hard. 3 Mediastinal lymph  nodes  Are lymph nodes located in the mediastinum. The mediastinum  is an area in the central part of the chest in between the two  lungs. 4  Celiac lymph nodes  visceral nodes located along the celiac trunk that drain lymph  from the stomach, duodenum, pancreas, spleen, and biliary tract  and drain to the cisterna chyli via the right and left intestinal  lymphatic trunks. 5  Appendix and Peyer’s  patches  oval masses of lymphoid tissue on the mucous membrane lining  the small intestine.
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2010 for the course HCA 220 HCA 220 taught by Professor Latriciam.carter; during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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