Study With Me : Introduction to Blood Transfusion 30
SECTION 1 : Haematology
Questions and Answers
What is the primary role of white cells (leucocytes)?
The answer: White cells are responsible for host defense and protecting the body from infection.
What is the process by which white cells remove foreign matter such as bacteria?
The answer: The process is called phagocytosis, where white cells can surround, ingest, or 'swallow' foreign matter.
How are leucocytes classified?
The answer: Leucocytes are classified into three major groups: Monocytes, Lymphocytes, and Granulocytes.
What is the function of Monocytes?
The answer: Monocytes are scavenger cells capable of ingesting bacteria and clearing foreign particles at the site of infection.