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Unformatted text preview: 1/28,1/31 Ch2 Inflammation Cytokines chemicals cells use to communicate between cells (like pheromones) Blood Smear/Sample o Sent of for chemical screening o Hemogram/CBC (Complete Blood Count) Blood cell breakdown in a sample of blood Giemsa stain (blue stain) or Right Giemsa stain will consist of some blue and red coloring Dispersion of white cells o Smear prevents shrinking opposed to preparations Slide 23: Blood Cells originate in Bone Marrow with a megakaryoctye (large cell at center) o Pluripotential possibility of becoming any cell type Cant see nucleus 50/50 breakdown in bone marrow 50% become erythrocytes 50% become WBC o Megakaryocyte Doesnt circulate Breakup to become platelets/thrombocytes Slied 24: Types of Blood Cells o Erythrocytes Red Blood Cell Used as a measure because 7m in diameter Round/oval shape Zone of power at center Doughnut shaped or biconcave o Platelets/thrombocytes Dont have nuclei First line of defense in break of blood vessel Platelets stick to breakage then erythrocytes stick to them o White Blood Cells Polymorphs: Collectively Neutrophils, Eosinophils & Basophils Granulocytes WBC with lots of granules Neutrophils, Eosinophils & Basophils Neutrophils/Polymorphonuclear leukocytes First line of defense Phagocytes: microphages Granules in cytoplasm Neutral in color...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PVS 297 taught by Professor Vankruningen during the Spring '08 term at UConn.
- Spring '08