WBC

Neutrophil

What is a neutrophil? A neutrophil is a type of white blood cell (WBC) and a part of the body’s immune system. Neutrophils are designed to kill and remove micro-organisms such as bacteria and fungus from the body. Most neutrophils are found in the blood where they circulate along with other types of blood cells …
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Lymphocyte

What is a lymphocyte? A lymphocyte is a specialized type of immune cell and a type of white blood cell (WBC). Lymphocytes are responsible for protecting our body from infections and for helping us heal after an injury. Normal lymphocytes are small cells with a limited amount of cytoplasm (cell body) surrounding a dark round …
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Leukocytes

What are leukocytes? Leukocytes are a group of specialized cells and part of the body’s immune system. Another name for a leukocyte is white blood cell (WBC). Immune cells are responsible for protecting our body from infections and for helping us heal after an injury. It is normal for a pathologist to see these types …
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