Unformatted text preview: Unit 4 Review 7. 8. 9. 10. ll. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. . What is the average amount of blood contained in the body (in liters)? 5 liters What is the most abundant protein in blood plasma?
albumin , What type of blood cell lacks a nucleus? Red blood cells (erythrocytes) What are the formed elements in blood? Erythrocytes, leukocytes, platelets What is the function of megakaryocytes? To release the blood platelets What binds the oxygen in blood cells? hemoglobin What is the function of macrophages and what forms them? Dispose of invaders and foreign materials in tissues, formed by monocytes
Which two leukocytes engage in phagocytosis? Neutrophils and monocytes What pattern is used to reveal a person’s blood type? Agglutination in anti-A or anti-B serum. What neoplastic disease is characterized by a large increase in white blood cells?
leukemia What is anemia? A disorder in which there is an abnormally low level of hemoglobin or red cells in
the blood and thus impaired delivery of oxygen to the tissues ‘ An inherited disease that causes red blood cells to become deformed after
releasing oxygen to the tissues is called: a '
Sickle cell anemia What test separates the different components of hemoglobin based on their
electrical charge? electrophoresis What is leukopenia? Low white blood cell count What is the most abundant leukocyte? neutrophil What process leads to the formation of a blood clot following injury or rupture of
a blood vessel? hemostasis What is the pericardium? A sac that encloses the heart What is the innermost layer of the heart wall? endocardium The right atrium pumps blood into: The right ventricle Which chamber of the heart receives oxygenated blood from the lungs?
The left atrium...
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