group of leukocytes containing granules in their cytoplasm
The most abundant type of white blood cell. Neutrophils are phagocytic and tend to self-destruct as they destroy foreign invaders, limiting their life span to a few days.
granular white blood cells that attack parasites and also help to control and limit the inflammatory response.
Blood cells that enter damaged tissues and enhance the inflammation process and contain histamine and heparin
group of leukocytes without granules in their nuclei
An agranular leukocyte that is able to migrate into tissues and transform into a macrophage.
T lymphocytes form in the thymus and other lymphatic tissue and attack cancer cells, viruses, and foreign substances.