Flashcards in Blood and bleeding dysfunction Deck (6):
What is the function of monocytes?
respond to inflammation and antigenic stimuli. phagocytosis.
What is the function of eosinophils?
mediate hypersensitivty reactions
What is the function of basophils?
allergic and inflammatory conditions
What are the 3 types of lymphocytes and subtypes?
B cells, T cells (CD4 and CD8), Natural killer cells
How do platelets adhere to vessel walls?
Von willebrands factor is found in the vessel wall and is exposed in damage. vWF contains factor 8.