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WBC --> white blood cell

(Science: haematology) white corpuscles in the blood. They are spherical, colourless and nucleated masses involved with host defenses.

normal white blood cell counts are variable with age and sex. Normal adult range is 4, 500 to 11,000 cells per cubic millimetre of blood. Slightly higher counts are seen in children. Elevated counts can be seen in cases of inflammation and infection.

See: leucocytes, basophils, coelomocytes, eosinophils, haemocytes, lymphocytes, neutrophils, monocytes.

Acronym: WBC Blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body's defense system.


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... does the matrix of bone, differ from the matrix of blood? i know bone has a hard matrix with minerals, where as blood has a matrix with cells (rbc,wbc, platelet)

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... a stain. I would suggest doing the same stain.. very easy, all you need is some xylene, ethanol and H and E.. Once you have stained your sample, WBC are bigger and nucleated. The picture shows a lymphocyte and what looks like a monocyte in the lower half of the screen.

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...and also another cells, which are not WBC.

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... as self because they are never supposed to be on the outside of cells. while inside the cell they never come into contact with phagocytic WBC. About isolating them and keeping them "alive". Tricky. in order to give a mitochondrium a desired protein, you would need to first bind ...

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