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19. Innate Immunity

Cells of the Immune System: Granulocytes

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Granulocytes

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Neutrophils

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Which granulocyte is the first to respond to an infection, has hydrolytic enzymes in its granules, and possesses the ability of phagocytosis?

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Eosinophils

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Basophils

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Which of the following is a phagocytic cell found in the human body?

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Which of the following answers are characteristics or roles of granulocytes?

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White blood cells are referred to as _________.

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Two immune cells have very similar functions. Both immune cells release histamine and induce inflammation. However, _________ cells reside in specific tissues, while _________ cells travel through the blood stream.

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In type I allergic reactions, antibodies are produced and bind to:

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Granulocytes: