Describe the structure and function of lymphocyte cells.

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Describe the structure and function of lymphocyte cells.

White Blood Cell Differential:

In a white blood cell differential, the percentage of each type of white blood cell is determined. The following are expected ranges for a normal adult peripheral blood sample:

  • Neutrophils 50-70%
  • Basophils 0-2%
  • Eosinophils 0-4%
  • Monocytes 2-9%
  • Lymphocytes 20-44%

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Lymphocytes are the second most numerous leukocyte in the peripheral blood. Lymphocytes tend to be small (7-10 {eq}\mu {/eq}m), although size is not...

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Lymphocytes: Definition, Functions & Types

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Our bodies contain numerous types of cells. In this lesson, you will learn about a type of cell known as a lymphocyte. You will also gain an understanding of the types of lymphocytes, as well as their functions in the body.


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