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1

what is the least common leukocytes?

basophils

2

basophils contain less of what than any other leukocytes?

less heterochromatin

3

the basophil is known as?

poor developed organelle system

4

describe basophils

irregular lobes in the nucleus

5

describe the irregular shape of the basophil

S-shaped

6

what are the specific granules in the basophils?

heparin and histamine

7

what is the basophils capable of?

diapedesis
(the process in which PMN's enter circulation from connective tissue )/(dilate a vessel wall)

8

what are the similarities in the basophils to most cells?

have some similarities to most cells

9

how do the basophils react to allergic reaction?

accentuate the allergic reaction
(they are going to make your allergic reaction STRONGER)