Granulocytes: Types and Functions


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_____ is the granulocyte most responsible for fighting off a parasitic infection.

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1. What is the process in which a pathogen is engulfed in order to destroy it?

2. Cells use chemical signals to find their way to a target through a process known as:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will gauge your knowledge of granulocytes and their characteristics. You will be quizzed over different types of granulocytes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to review the following:

  • Granulocytes that fight off parasites
  • Formation of pus
  • Properties of granulocytes
  • Roles granulocytes serve

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as granulocytes
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related microbiology lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the process through which cells can ''smell'' their way to a target

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, review the accompanying lesson titled Granulocytes: Types and Functions. The following a list of objectives covered in the lesson:

  • Understand the responsibilities of granulocytes
  • Differentiate leukocytes and granulocytes
  • Define neutrophil
  • Identify the stages in chemotaxis