1. Component: platelets Example. Function: protects by forming a plug at the site of injury, helping to create a blood clot. 2.Component: white blood cells 3. Function(s): protects body against pathogens 6. Component: plasma 7. Function(s): Regulated body by circulating the formed elements through the body 4. Component: Red blood cells 5. Function(s): transports oxygen through body 1
BIOL 1106 Classwork Spring 2019 8. (2 pts) Taking erythropoietin as a drug is banned in many sports. Why is it banned and why is it harmful to supplement your body’s natural supply with additional erythropoietin? How can an athlete train to get a similar effect as taking erythropoietin? Answer in 2-5 sentences. ii. Mammalian Circulation (0.5 pt per blank) Fill in the blanks in the paragraph with the letter AND the name of the structure indicated in the diagram. (Credit: Creative Commons/Wikimedia Commons/ User: ZooFari) Deoxygenated blood from the body travels through the ( superior vena cava A) and ( G inferior vena cava ) to enter the (right atrium D ) of the heart. Blood then flows through the ( tricuspid E) valve into the ( right ventricle F) . This chamber pumps the blood through the ( pulminary semilunar J ) valve into the (pulmonary artery B ) , which are the blood vessels that take deoxygenated blood to the lungs. After receiving oxygen from the lungs, the blood returns to the heart through the (right and left pulmonary veins C) . It enters the (left atrium I) and flows through the ( bicuspid mitral K) valve into the muscular This graded assignment is subject to the Virginia Tech Honor Code.
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