Study Questions for Chapter 17

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Study Questions for Chapter 17 Blood 1. Which of the following comprise a logical sequence of vessels as blood exits the heart? a. capillaries; arteries; veins b. veins; capillaries; arteries c. arteries; capillaries; veins d. arteries; veins; capillaries 2. Of the listed blood components, which comprises the immune function? a. plasma b. buffy coat c. erythrocytes d. hematocrit 3. The major function of the most common plasma protein, albumin, is __________. a. maintenance of plasma osmotic pressure b. buffering changes in plasma pH c. fighting foreign invaders d. both a and b 4. Red blood cells are efficient oxygen transport cells.  Of the following characteristics,  which is the major contributor to the large oxygen-carrying capacity of a red blood cell? a. red blood cells lack mitochondria b. red blood cells don’t divide c. red blood cells are biconcave discs d. red blood cells contain hemoglobin 5. Each hemoglobin, the oxygen transport protein, can transport ________ oxygen atoms. a. 4 b. 40 c. 400 d. 4000 6. Oxygen binds to the _______ portion of hemoglobin. a. globin b. oxyhemoglobin c. iron atom d. amino acid 7. Iron levels in a patient’s blood are lowered.  This patient would experience which of the  following symptoms? a.
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