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Haney AP c13DJW

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What is another name for red blood cells? Erythrocytes.
What percent does plasma account for in blood? 55%.
What does blood transport throughout the body? Nutrients, ions, and water.
What transports hormones from endocrine glands to organs in the body? Blood.
What is an excellent heat absorber and coolant? Plasma.
Erythrocytes account for what percent of blood? 95%.
What are the three types of granular leukocytes? Neutrophils, Eosinophils, and Basophils.
What are the two types of nongranular leukocytes? Monocytes and Lymphocytes.
What protein maintains a role in maintaining osmotic pressure and water balance between blood and tissue? Albumin.
What protein plays a vital role in clotting? Fibrinogen.
Who developed blood storage techniques? Dr. Charles Drew.
What is blood cell formation known as? Hematopoiesis.
Where does Hematopoiesis occur? Red bone marrow.
What is red bone marrow also known as? Myeloid tissue.
What is another name for stem cells? Hematocytoblasts.
What part of blood appears as biconcave disks with thicker edges than the middle? Red blood cells.
What is the pigment that makes blood red? Hemoglobin.
How long does a red blood cell live for? 120 days.
What is the primary function for red blood cells? To combine with oxygen in the lungs and transport it to various tissues.
What protein is hemoglobin made of? Globin.
What is the name of the pigment in hemoglobin? Heme.
What does Heme contain? Iron atoms.
What do leukocytes lack in terms of cellular structure? Nuclei.
What is the term for eating cells? Phagocytosis.
What are the most common leukocytes? Neutrophils.
What do neutrophils secrete? Lysozyme.
What are macrophages? Monocytes that have left the blood and entered the tissue.
What do eosinophils combat? Irritants like pollen.
What are important in the production of antibodies? Lymphocytes.
Where are platelets produced? In the red bone marrow from megakaryocytes.
What do damaged tissues release in the first stage of clotting? Thromboplastin.
What is prothrombin converted too? Thrombin.
What is fibrinogen converted into? Insoluble fibrin.
What is clot retraction? Synersis.
What is dissolution of a blood clot? Fibrinolysis.
What is clotting in an unbroken vessel called? Thrombosis.
What is a piece of a blood clot that gets dislodged and gets transported by the blood? Embolus.
What is the name for an embolus that cuts off circulation? Embolism.
What will happen if different blood types are matched? Agglutination
What is the name of the blood group with two major antigens on the RBC membrane? The ABO Blood Group.
What is the condition where antibodies cross through the placenta and destroy the child's RBCs? Erythroblasosis Fetalis.
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