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Lecture - Histology: Cells of the Blood

This lecture is designed to:

  1. To describe the normal morphology of blood.
  2. The main emphasis will be on the cytological appearance of red blood cells (erythrocytes) and the various main groups of white blood cells (leukocytes).
  3. Functional aspects of erythrocytes and leukocytes will be mentioned.

Key concepts addressed:

  1. To gain an understanding of the various types of cells which exist in blood.
  2. To examine different histological features for each of these types of blood cells.
  3. To gain some insight into their roles in normal body function.

Reference: Junqueira and Carneiro (2005). Basic Histology. 11th Edition. Chapter 12 : Blood Cells. NB: The 11th edition is available online. However students are expected to purchase the 11th edition as one of the required textbooks. Access via Lange Educational Library from Sirius.

Tutorial Points

Red Blood Cells
Eosinophil and Neutrophil


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Introduction to Histology: Cells and Tissues

IT Administration Sami Korell (02) 9385 1180

Department of Pathology, University of Iowa