White Blood Corpuscles

White Blood Corpuscles - Leucocytes White Blood Cells...

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Unformatted text preview: Leucocytes White Blood Cells Basar White Blood cells are also known as Leucocytes as they are colorless due to lack of Haemoglobin. There are about 6000-8000mm of WBC for 1ml of blood. These are also called Scavengers & Microscopic policemen White Blood Corpuscles WBC’s Five Types Classified according to the presence or absence of granules and the staining characteristics of their cytoplasm. Leucocytes appear brightly colored in stained preparations, they have a nuclei and are generally larger in size than RBC’s. Type of WBC’s Granulocytes—have large granules in their cytoplasm Neutrophils Eosinophils Basophils Types of WBC’s Agranulocytes—do not have granules in their cytoplasm Lymphocytes Monocytes Granuloctyes Neutrophils Stain light purple with neutral dyes Granules are small and numerous—course...
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course BIOLOGY 100 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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