Basic Histology -- Neutrophils and Hemorrhage Next Home Back

During infection, our tissues become a battleground.

In bacterial infection, neutrophils pursue and devour bacteria. The neutrophils usually damage the tissue during the process. Sometimes the damage is permanent.

We win all our battles with our bacteria except our last one. They win the war.

This is tissue which was badly infected. The hemorrhage should be obvious.

Once again, it is the multi-lobed nuclei which distinguish the neutrophils. With your study partners, find:



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