Exercise 13.3 - The Hematopoietic System

LEVEL I

Materials

Procedure

  1. Examine the bone marrow slide to identify the erythrocytic series: proerythroblast, basophilic erythroblast, polychromatophilic erythroblast, normoblast, reticulocyte and mature erythrocyte. Draw and label each cell type.

  2. Draw and label the granulocytic series: myeloblast, promyelocyte, myelocyte, metamyelocyte, granulocyte with a band- shaped nucleus, and the mature granulocyte (neutrophil, eosinophil, basophil).

  3. Draw and label the megakaryocytic series: megakaryoblast, megakaryocyte and platelet. 20

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Cell Biology Laboratory Manual
Dr. William H. Heidcamp, Biology Department, Gustavus Adolphus College,
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