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Ch. 12 Blood System

How much blood does an average adult have? 5 Liters
What is another name for white blood cells? Leukocytes
What is another name for platelets? Thrombocytes
What two compounds significantly influence the production of red blood cells? B12 and Folic Acid
Too few red blood cells or too little hemoglobin causes a condition known as.... Anemia
Define Leukocytosis infection in excess numbers of leukocytes are present
Define Leukopenia occurs from variety of conditions, including AIDS
What organs remove damaged and old red blood cells from circulation ? Liver and Spleen
What is the healthy humans total white cell count range? 5,000 to 10,000
In what 3 ways are proteins in the blood important? 1. albumins: maintain osmotic pressure in the blood (60% of plasma proteins 2. globulins: transport lipids and fat soluable vitamins (36%) 3. fibrinogen: blood coagulation (clotting) (4%)
embolus abnormal clot dislodges
Thrombolus clot forms abnormally in a vessel
O: Antigen and antibody: Neither A or B Both Anti- A and Anti-B
AB:Antigen and antibody A and B Neither Anti-A nor Anti-B
B: Antigen and Antibody B Anti-A
A: Antigen and Antibody A Anti-B
In an emergency blood transfusion where no cross match can be made, the Universal Donor would be someone with what ABO blood Type? O Blood
In the ABO blood group, the Universal Recipient would be a person who has what ABO Blood type? AB Blood Type
An Rh positive baby inside an Rh negative female is at risk of developing a condition called.... Erythroblastosis fetalis
What type of leukocytes are elevated with bacterial infections? (2) Neutrophils- phagocytize small particle Monocytes- phagocytize large particles
Created by: scush1995