Blood, Hematopoiesis and Bone Marrow

Learning objectives:

1. In Wright's stained blood smear:

  • Recognize red cell morphology.
  • Distinguish type of leukocytes.
  • Be aware of the presence of platelets.

2. In smear of bone marrow:

  • Recognize stages of erythropoiesis.
  • Recognize stages of granulopoiesis.
  • Identify megakaryocytes.

3. In section of bone marrow:

  • Understand the structure of the tissue.
  • Recognize megakaryocytes.
  • Be aware of the presence of fat

Lab activities

  1. Blood
  2. Hematopoiesis and Bone Marrow
  3. Electron Micrographs
  4. Questions
  5. Answers