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Cardiovascular System: The Blood
|List 3 major functions of the blood:
|Transportation of nutrients, Protection against disease infection, Transportation of heat
|List 4 components of blood:
|Platelets, Formed elements, red blood cells, and white blood cells
|The hematocrit is composed of
|Red blood cells
|Which of the plasma proteins plays a role in disease resistance?
|Which hormone stimulates proliferation of red blood cells in red bone marrow?
|What is the alternate name for white blood cells?
|What destroys antigen-antibody complexes?
|What is a agranular leukocyte?
|What provides immune responses?
|How many surface antigens on red blood cells is the ABO blood group based on?
|If a persons RBCs display antigen A, what blood type are they?
|If a persons RBCs display antigens A and B, what antibodies are circulating in their blood?
|What is the normal average temperature of blood?
|100.4OF or 38C
|What is the normal pH range for blood?
|What is the approximate percentage of water in blood plasma?
|What plasma proteins plays a role in blood clotting?
|What does an hematocrit measure?
|Percentage of RBC in packed blood
|What is the process by which formed elements of the blood develop?
|During hemopoiesis, the myeloid stem cells differentiate into which cells?
|All blood cells except lymphocytes
|What is the primary function of a red blood cell?
|What is the name of a red blood cell that has just ejected its nucleus?
|What is a decrease in the normal oxygen delivering capacity of blood called?
|Which of the following is a wandering phagocyte in infected tissue?
|Which of the following reduces blood loss?
|Which blood cells are involved in inflammation and allergic reactions?
|Describe the stages of hemostasis?
|Platelet plug formation, vascular spasm, clotting
|What element is involved in blood clotting?
|Once this is formed, the intrinsic and extrinsic pathways are identical.
|If a persons RBCs display antigen A, what antibodies are circulating in their blood?
|Anti B antibodies
|If a persons RBCs are classified as Type O, what antibodies are circulating in their blood?
|Anti A and anti B antibodies
|Considering Rh blood types, what would result in maternal antibodies attacking the fetus?
|Mom is Rh negative and fetus is Rh positive