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Chapter 10: Blood
This activity contains 20 questions.
A protein in the plasma which contributes to the osmotic pressure of blood is ________.
A woman with blood type O has a baby with type O. The father _______.
must be type O only
could be A, B or O; but in no way AB
could possibly be AB
Active macrophages that work in long-term cleanup of tissues are called __________.
Although it carries much oxygen, __________ is more attracted to pesticides and carbon monoxide.
white blood cells
The normal pH of blood is in the range of____; therefore, a pH of 7.10 would be a condition called ____.
7.00 - 7.15, alkalosis
7.35 - 7.45, acidosis
7.25 - 7.55, acidosis
7.35 - 7.45, alkalosis
7.25 - 7.55, alkalosis
Which of the following is NOT a function of blood?
To regulate body temperature.
To increase fluid loss.
To transport nutrients.
To regulate pH.
Each of the following is a characteristic of red blood cells EXCEPT that they ________.
live about 30 days
are formed in the red bone marrow
Each of the following occurs when blood clots after a cut EXCEPT:
platelets release clotting factor.
thromboplastin converts prothrombin into thrombin.
thrombin converts fibrin into fibrinogen.
fibrin filaments trap cells to produce a clot.
Fragments of megakaryocytes that rupture into pieces and are responsible for clotting are called ___________.
Hematopoiesis primarily occurs in:
most flat bones and the epiphyses of certain long bones.
In a normal sample of centrifuged blood, the buffy coat accounts for:
approximately 10 percent of whole blood.
all of the white blood cells and plasma.
the top portion of the centrifuged blood.
approximately 1 percent of blood volume.
Neutrophils, eosinophils and basophils are alike in that they __________.
lack a defined nucleus
are the only phagocytic leukocytes
The fluid that leaks into the tissues from the blood is __________.
The largest of all the white blood cells (WBCs) is the:
Which of the following terms is unrelated to the others?
Which type of WBC has cytoplasm which appears as a thin rim around a spherical, or slightly indented, nucleus in histological microscopy?
Which type of WBC increases during allergic reactions and parasitic worm infections?
Which type of WBC releases histamine at sites of inflammation?
Unlike red blood cells, white blood cells _________.
live for one week
When oxygen levels are low, the _______ is/are stimulated to release _________.
long bones, thrombopoietin
bone marrow, erythropoietin
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