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Segmented neutrophil

Segmented neutrophil

Cell description:

Size: 12-15 µm

Nucleus: clumped chromatin and mostly divided into 2-5 distinct segments connected with filaments

Cytoplasm: acidophilic with many fine reddish granules spread evenly Function: phagocytosis, play an important role in the unspecific immune defense, in the tissue they defend the mucosa against bacteria and fungi