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1

what constitutes for 2-4% of leukocytes?

eosinophils

2

describe eosinophils

bi-lobed nucleus w/granules

3

how are eosinophils developed?

poorly developed ER, Golgi, and mitochondria

4

what is abundant in the eosinophils?

glycogen is abundant

5

what are they active in?

in allergic reactions

6

what is commonly seen in asthma and hay fever?

phagocytosis of antigen-antibody complexes

7

what do they also aid in?

in killing certain parasites

8

how do the eosinophils respond to what is allergic action?

actually attempting to suppress your bodies response to what is allergic action (suppresses the bodies reaction)

9

what is the specific granules in the eosinophil?

are primarily LYSOSOMES!!!