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Blood

Blood Study Sheet

QuestionAnswer
Name blood plasma's components. Antibodies, Blood proteins, Digested food products, Gases, Hormones, Inorganic salts, Vitamins, Water, Waste products
Red blood cells lose _____ upon maturity Nuclei
How many RBCs are there in one cubic millimeter of blood? 4.5 - 6 million
Red blood cells transport _____ from the lungs to all body tissues and cells. Oxygen
How many white blood cells are there in one cubic millimeter of blood? 6,000 - 10,000
Name the granulocytes. Neutrophils, Eosinophils, Basophils
These stain lilac. Neutrophils
These stain red. Eosinophils
These stain blue. Basophils
There are 60 - 70% of this type of granulocyte. Neutrophils
There are 2 - 3% of this type of granulocyte. Eosinophils
There are less than 1% of this type of granulocyte. Basophils
Name the agranulocytes. Lymphocytes and monocytes
This type of agranulocyte is formed in lymphoid tissue. Lymphocyte
This type of agranulocyte is formed in bone marrow. Monocyte
What are the functions of white blood cells? * Defend the body from bacterial infections. * Help repair damaged tissues. * Aid in clotting of blood. * Eosinophils increase in number with asthma, parasitic diseases * Lymphocytes develop immunity, antibodies.
What is another name for blood platelets? Thrombocytes
Where are blood platelets formed? In the bone marrow.
What is the purpose of blood platelets? They help clot the blood.
How many blood platelets are in one cubic millimeter of blood? 200,000 - 400,000
Agranulocytosis Absence or a marked decrease in the number of leucocytes in circulating blood. May occur in radiation therapy patient.
Anemia Decrease in the number of red blood cells in circulating blood.
Hemoglobin Compound of iron and a protein and forms in red blood cells during their development.
Leucocytosis An increase in the number of leucocytes in the circulating blood.
Leucopenia A decrease in the number of leucocytes in the circulating blood.
Polycythemia Increase in the number of the red blood cells in circulating blood.
Rh Factor Protein found on the surface of RBCs; is either Rh positive or RH negative.
Thromboplastin complex enzyme that is found in blood platelets that functions in the conversion of prothrombin to thrombin in the clotting of blood.
Prothrombin plasma protein produced in the liver in the presence of vitamin K and converted into thrombin by the action of various activators (as thromboplastin) in the clotting of blood.
Heparin Anticoagulant (blood thinner) that prevents the formation of blood clots.
Epitaxis Nosebleed
Hematoma A collection of blood outside the blood vessels, generally the result of hemorrhage, or more specifically, internal bleeding; bruise.
Pernicious anemia Decrease in red blood cells that occurs when the body cannot properly absorb vitamin B-12 from the gastrointestinal tract.
Created by: rad1958tech