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The leucocytes contain, which of the following in large quantity?

a)

Basophils

b)

Neutrophils

c)

Eosinophils

d)

Monocytes


Question ID - 737 | Toppr Answer

The leucocytes contain, which of the following in large quantity?

a)

Basophils

b)

Neutrophils

c)

Eosinophils

d)

Monocytes

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Answer Key : (b) -

(b)

Leucocytes or white blood corpuscles are colourless blood cells. These are of two types on the basis of presence or absence of granules in cytoplasm :

Granulocytes : Granules are present in cytoplasm of granulocytes.

Name of

granulocyte

Eosino-phils

Basop-hils

Neutr-ophils

Percentage (%)

1-5%

0.5 - 2.7 %

60 - 70%

 

Agranulocytes : Granules are absent in cytoplasm of Agranulocytes.

Name of Agranulocyte

Lympho-cytes

Monocytes

Percentage (%)

20 - 40%

2 - 7%

So, maximum numbers of leucocytes are neutrophils.



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