In a healthy person, the buffy coat makes up less than ___% of the blood: a. 5, b. 3, c. 2,
When all of the clotting proteins are removed from plasma, what is left is called a.
hemoglobin, b. platelets,
c. serum, d. water.
Most healthy people have approx. a) 1 million, b) 2 million,
c) 5 million, d) 10 million, e)
60 million erythrocytes per ml of blood.
The shape of red blood cells facilitates a. movement through tissues, b. expulsion of the
nucleus, c. escape from bone marrow after hemopoeisis,
d. movement through
Rank the leukocytes from most to least abundant: a. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5., b. 2, 5, 3, 4, 1.,
c. 3, 1, 5, 4, 2., d. 1, 3, 2, 4, 5.
A leukocyte that functions as a macrophage is a. a basophil, b. an eosinophil, c. a
d. a monocyte, e. a neutrophil.
a. produce antibodies as plasma cells, b. are primarily involved in fighting
parasitic infections, c. direct the immune response, d. direct inflammation.
Platelets are actually pieces of cells called a. neutrophils,
b. megakaryocytes, c.
reticulocytes, d. lymphoid cells.
Children have proportionally
a. more red bone marrow than adults, b. less bone marrow
than adults, c. the same.
If you performed a differential blood cell count and found that 25% of your patient’s
leukocytes were basophils and they were highly anemic, you might suspect that a. they
were having an allergic reaction, b. they had Sickel cell anemia,
c. they had leukemia, d.
their basophil levels were normal.
The muscular tissue of the heart is called the a. endocardium, b. epicardium, c.
The epicardium is the same as the
a. the visceral pericardium, b. the visceral plus the
parietal pericardium, c. the fibrous parietal pericardium, d. both layers of the parietal
The right ventricle contains a. oxygenated blood on its way to the lungs,
deoxygenated blood on its way to the lungs, c. oxygenated blood on its way to the body,