19_ActiveLecturePRS - All of the following except _ is a...

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All of the following except _____ is a major function of blood. 1. Transport of dissolved gases, nutrients and hormones 2. Stabilization of body temperature 3. Provides storage for calcium ions 4. Defense against toxins and pathogens
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Which characteristics of blood contribute to its high viscosity? 1. Its temperature is slightly above body temperature. 2. Interactions among proteins, formed elements, and water molecules in plasma. 3. Its alkalinity. 4. The percentage of body weight it comprises.
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Why is venipuncture a common technique for obtaining a blood sample? 1. Blood pressure is relatively low in veins. 2. Superficial veins are easy to locate. 3. Venous walls are thinner than arterial walls. 4. All of the above are correct.
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What is the primary difference between plasma and interstitial fluid? 1. Plasma contains significantly more protein. 2. Interstitial fluid contains no respiratory gases. 3. The concentration of ions is significantly less in plasma. 4. Interstitial fluid contributes very little to the volume of ECF in the body.
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A deficiency of albumin in plasma contributes to __. 1. A decrease in the ability for blood to clot 2. A decrease in the ability to fight infection 3. A decrease in osmotic pressure and decrease in transport of fatty acids 4. A decrease in transport of hormone binding proteins and steroid binding proteins
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In which organ are most plasma proteins synthesized? 1. Spleen 2. Bone marrow 3. Kidneys 4. Liver
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than females’ HCT (~42)? 1. Males are larger than females. 2. Females’ RBCs are smaller than males’ RBCs. 3.
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course BIOL 2401 taught by Professor Rameriz during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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19_ActiveLecturePRS - All of the following except _ is a...

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