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BIOL 1300 Exam 4

BIOL 1300 (Body Systems w/ Lab) Review for Exam #4 Spring 2012

What is the liquid portion of the blood called? Plasma
A person whose blood reacts with anti-B and anti-A serum has what blood type? Type AB
Define hemolysis. Rupture of blood cells
What is the average total volume of blood in the body? 5 Liters
What is the most abundant protein in plasma? Albumin
What are the platelets derived from large bone marrow cells called? Megakaryocytes
What event occurs in the clotting process? ~TBD
What is agglutination? Clumping of cells due to an antigen-antibody reaction
What is the name of the thick muscular layer of the heart wall? What is the outermost layer of the heart wall called? Myocardium; Epicardium
What is vasoconstriction? A decrease in a blood vessel's diameter
What heart chamber receives blood from the lungs? Left atrium
Threads that attach the valve flaps to the ventricle walls are called? Chordae tendineae OR papillary muscles
What happens during activation of the parasympathetic system? ~TBD
What is the name of any vessel that carries blood away from the heart? Arteries
The name of a small tube inserted into a coronary artery to prevent repeated blockage. Catheter
What instrument is used to display electrical changes in the heart? Electrocardiograph
Inflammation of the serous membrane surrounding the heart results in ________. Periocarditis
Define tachycardia. Heart rate more than 100 beats/ minute
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