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Virtual Lab 1

Artery and Vein Model

Fetal Pig Arteries & Veins

Blood Cell Slides

Platelets (1) and Erythrocytes (2)

Note the pale depressed center and lack of nucleus of the erythrocytes. Platelets are the small purple fragments. These cells are also visible in all of the following slides.

Photo of Blood Cell Slides - platelets & erythrocytes

Neutrophils

Nucleus has 2-5 distinct lobes; Cytoplasm has pink granules.

Photo of Blood Cell Slides - neutrophils
Photo of Blood Cell Slides - neutrophils
Photo of Blood Cell Slides - neutrophils

Eosinophils

Nucleus is bilobed; Cytoplasm has bright red granules.

Photo of Blood Cell Slides - eosinophils
Photo of Blood Cell Slides - eosinophils
Photo of Blood Cell Slides - eosinophils

Basophils

Nucleus is bilobed; Cytoplasm has purplish-blue granules.

Photo of Blood Cell Slides - basophils
Photo of Blood Cell Slides - basophils

Monocytes

Nucleus is kidney-shaped; Cytoplasm lacks granules.

Photo of Blood Cell Slides - monocytes
Photo of Blood Cell Slides - monocytes

Lymphocytes

Nucleus is very large and spherical or slightly indented; Cytoplasm is limited to a thin rim around nucleus.

Photo of Blood Cell Slides - Lymphocytes
Photo of Blood Cell Slides - lymphocytes
Photo of Blood Cell Slides - lymphocytes