Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-11874-316-4

Chapter 16 - Innate Host Defenses - Self Quiz - Page 496: 4


(b) Basophil (b) Mast cell (c) Eosinophil (d) Neutrophil (a) Dendritic cell (e) Natural killer cell

Work Step by Step

The following are white blood cells with the associated key function: Basophil- Secrete histamine Mast cell- Secrete histamine Eosinophil- Defend against parasitic worms Neutrophil- Produce myeloperoxidase and other microbicidal substances Dendritic cell- Initiate adaptive host defense responses Natural killer cell- Lyse virally infected cells and tumor cells
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