What Are Leukocytes? - Definition, Types & Function


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Which one of the following is a leukocyte?

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1. Which statement incorrectly describes a function of leukocytes?

2. Which one of the following leukocytes is found in the largest quantity in the body?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination will assess your knowledge about leukocytes and your ability to distinguish them from each other. Practice questions will also check your understanding of the functions of these leukocytes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take this quiz to assess your ability to:

  • Identify the types of invaders that the leukocytes fight in the body
  • Distinguish the different functions of the various leukocytes
  • Identify the type of lymphocyte that mark invaders

Skills Practiced

This assessment will help you practice the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the immune system in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define leukocytes
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding macrophages

Additional Learning

Review this lesson on leukocytes by studying What Are Leukocytes? - Definition, Types & Function. Topics covered in this lesson are:

  • Defining leukocytes
  • Identifying types of leukocytes (basophils, eosinophils, monocytes, and lymphocytes)