5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- What is Hemoglobin?
- Platelets, also called thrombocytes are the smallest of the cells in the blood. What is their function?
- What is plasma?
- Name the major arteries in the upper limb and head and face.
- Red Blood Cells are formed where?
- a Fluid part of the blood, comprises 55% of the total blood volume and consists primarily of water (91.5%).
- b To prevent blood loss; important in clot formation.
- c Brachial artery in the upper limg and vertebral artery and carotid artery in the head and face.
- d Its oxygen carrying component of red blood cells.lt gives the cells their red color. It helps transport oxygen as well as carbon dioxide. It is also a buffer, preventing rapid changes in the blood pH.
- e In the bone marrow, according to the needs of the body.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Because aspirin, given in small doses, inhibits some of the platelet functions, like clotting formation.
- "Faucet" regulates blood pressure; delivers blood to the capillaries.
- Pump blood throughout the entire body.
- The Cardiovascular System.
- 120 days about.
5 True/False Questions
White blood cells (leukocytes) function is: → Defense against infection. They have a nucleus and live hours to days at a time.
How is the blood supplied to the heart? → By the coronary arteries.
Death and destruction of blood cells last how long? → 120 days about.
The pericardium functions is ? → The clotting mechanism.
Where is the heart located? → It rests on the diaphragm, wedged between the lungs in the mediastinum of the thorax (mediastinum is the part of the thoracic cavity located between the lungs).