SG3 - Study Guide, Exam 3 Bio 227, Fall 2008 Blood (Chapt....

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Study Guide, Exam 3 Bio 227, Fall 2008 Blood (Chapt. 17) What are the general structures and functions of the cardiovascular system? General composition of blood: non-formed elements – what is the composition of plasma and serum; what macromolecules are in plasma and what are their specific functions? formed elements – What is the structure, abundance and function of erythrocytes? What are the 5 types, relative abundances and specific functions of leukocytes? Which are granulocytes and which aren't? What is the function of platelets? Blood cell and platelet formation – what are the names of the first stem cells in each major line? What do they become? What are reticulocytes and why are they important? Diagnostic tools: what are hematocrit, CBC and CBC with diff? How would you use these tools to diagnose anemia and leukemia? Anemia, polycythemia, leukemia, sickle cell disease – what are they? Heart (Chapt. 18) Anatomy – chambers, valves, fibrous skeleton – what are they and what are the specific functions of each? How do the AV and SL valves work? When do they open and shut with respect to ventricular contraction? Flow of blood through the heart: understand the direction of blood flow through the
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2012 for the course BIO BIO 229 taught by Professor Dr.f during the Spring '11 term at Murray State KY.

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