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what are white blood cells?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Fight infections: White blood cells are the cells in our body that fight infections. There are five types of white blood cells: lymphocytes, neutrophils, monocytes, eosinophils, and basophils. Each plays a specific role in the defense mechanisms of the human body.
Answered on Feb 23, 2020
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Visit this site for info: https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content.aspx?ContentTypeID=160&ContentID=35
Answered on May 22, 2019

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