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1

what is a monocyte?

WBC's that becomes macrophage after migration from the blood into the tissue

2

monocytes have less of what than leukocytes?

less heterochromatin than leukocytes

3

monocytes have many of what organelles?

mitochondria

4

monocytes have a well developed what?

Golgi complex

5

what do monocytes form?

forms lysomal granules found in the cytoplasm

6

once the monocyte leaves the blood it becomes?

macrophage!!!!!

7

where does the differentiation of the monocytes occur?

in connective tissue

8

the macrophage is the dominant cell type after what dies?

after the neutrophils die

9

what does the macrophage phagocytizes?

phagocytize microorganisms, debris, and dead neutrophils

10

summary of the monocytes

....monocytes purpose is to replace neutrophils
....once the neutrophils die the macrophage is our main cell type
...phagotise, remove dead cells and debris

11

simple explain

same cell just depends where it is,
the reinforce behind the neutrophils, and cleans up all the destruction neutrophils made.