What Are Monocytes? - Definition, Function & Blood Test


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What type of cells do monocytes turn into?

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1. Which of the following does NOT describe a function of monocytes?

2. Which is true about monocytes when comparing them to other white blood cells?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet combination to test your knowledge about monocytes. Practice questions look at the function of monocytes, their difference from other white blood cells, and what elevated levels of monocytes mean.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test your understanding of monocytes with this quiz, including:

  • Identifying the types of cells that monocytes turn into
  • Identifying the function of monocytes
  • Distinguishing monocytes from other white blood cells
  • Distinguishing conditions that cause elevated levels of monocytes
  • Identifying the types of cells that make up the immune system

Skills Practiced

This assessment will test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on monocytes
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the immune system in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding monocytes

Additional Learning

Your understanding of the immune system will be enhanced by reviewing the lesson What Are Monocytes? - Definition, Function & Blood Test. This lesson covers:

  • Defining monoctyes
  • Explaining the function of monocytes
  • What monocytes in blood tests tell us