Wonder 32851: What Do Macrophages Do?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder is mainly about . . .

  1. a description of several types of blood cells in the human body
  2. autoimmune disorders that can occur in the human body
  3. a type of blood cell called a macrophage and its role within the human body
  4. the history of certain type of virus and bacteria that cause sickness

Question 2 of 3

What condition sometimes occurs when macrophages do their job too well and begin to hurt the body?

  1. macrophage activation syndrome (MAS)
  2. hemophagocytic activation syndrome (HAS)
  3. hemoglobin reduction disease (HRD)
  4. autoimmune macrophage lymphohistiocytosis (AML)

Question 3 of 3

Where are macrophages created?

  1. spleen
  2. liver
  3. lungs
  4. bone marrow

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