This is another lymphocyte with a slightly indented nucleus. The cytoplasm contains a few distinct, red granules. Granules are seen normally in lymphocytes.
I want to emphasize that there is more variation in lymphocytes than in any other class of white cells. In summary, the characteristics are small size; dark-staining, smooth, velvety chromatin; dense aggregates of chromatin; heavy condensation of chromatin around the edge of the nucleus; and scanty, pure-blue cytoplasm that may or may not contain azurophilic granules.
Course Section: 03. Blood Smears Stained with Wright's Stain
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