Phagocytes

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Granulocytes are white blood cells containing digestive enzymes, which are stored in granules. They form part of the innate immune response. There are three types of granulocyte:
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*Eosinophils
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*Basophils

Revision as of 10:15, 11 November 2010

A phagocyte is a white blood cell involved in the immune response. It removes harmful pathogens from the blood by the process of phagocytosis.

There are different types of phagocytes, including:

Granulocytes are white blood cells containing digestive enzymes, which are stored in granules. They form part of the innate immune response. There are three types of granulocyte:

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