Hematopoietic Tree, Expanded Lymphoid Line

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Title: Hematopoietic Tree, Expanded Lymphoid Line
Description: Blood cell development; drawing shows the steps a blood stem cell goes through to become a red blood cell, platelet, or white blood cell. A myeloid stem cell becomes a red blood cell, a platelet, or a myeloblast, which then becomes a granulocyte (the types of granulocytes are eosinophils, basophils, and neutrophils). A lymphoid stem cell becomes a lymphoblast and then becomes a B-lymphocyte, T-lymphocyte, or natural killer cell.

Blood cell development. A blood stem cell goes through several steps to become a red blood cell, platelet, or white blood cell.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Circulatory System
Type: Color, Medical Illustration
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (illustrator)
AV Number: CDR526538
Date Created: February 5, 2008
Date Added: August 27, 2008
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow
Email: terese@teresewinslow.com