Microcheck 153

Granulocytes include neutrophils, basophils, and eosinophils. Mononuclear phagocytes include monocytes, which mature to become macrophages, and dendritic cells. Lymphocytes are involved in adaptive immunity.

■ Which cell types are professional phagocytes?

15.4 Cell Communication 379

■ What cell types constitute the mononuclear phagocyte system (MPS)?

■ Why can stem cell transplants be used to replace defective lymphocytes?

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Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

This fact sheet is designed to provide you with information on Bacterial Vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an abnormal vaginal condition that is characterized by vaginal discharge and results from an overgrowth of atypical bacteria in the vagina.

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