Difference between Granulocytes and Agranulocytes

Points of ComparisonGranulocytesAgranulocytes
DefinitionPresent of Granules in the nucleus of the white blood cell.Absence of Granules in the nuclear of the white blood cells
Other namesNamed as Polymorphonuclear leukocytesNamed as Mononuclear leukocytes.
Number of lobesIt has 2-5 lobes in its nucleus.It has only 1 lobe in its nucleus.
Area coverIts covers about 65% of the total leukocytes in the blood.It covers about 25% of the total leukocytes in the blood.
Point of OriginThey originate from the bone marrow.They originate from the lymphoid tissues of the body.
Types of WBCsIt has three types: Eosinophils, Neutrophils and Basophils.It has three types: Lymphocytes, Monocytes and Macrophages.
FunctionInvolved in the Innate immune system of the body.Involved in the Adaptive immune system of the body.