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5 Matching questions

  1. What are erythrocytes?
  2. Death and destruction of blood cells last how long?
  3. What are arteriolles?
  4. What is the primary function of the heart?
  5. Red Blood Cells are formed where?
  1. a In the bone marrow, according to the needs of the body.
  2. b "Faucet" regulates blood pressure; delivers blood to the capillaries.
  3. c Red blood cells that carry the oxygen-carrying protein pigment hemoglobin in the circulation.
  4. d A few days to a couple of months.
  5. e Pump blood throughout the entire body.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Small veins; blood vessel that drain blood directly from the capillary bed.
  2. Defense against infection. They have a nucleus and live hours to days at a time.
  3. Brachial artery in the upper limg and vertebral artery and carotid artery in the head and face.
  4. Where all of the important exchanges happen in the circulatory system. They are a single cell to aid fast and easy diffusion of gases.
  5. Its an anti-clotting mechanism.

5 True/False questions

  1. What are veins?Function is to return deoxygenated blood to the heart; high amount of smooth muscle in walls.


  2. Why is aspirin given to individuals who have had a stroke or heart attack?True!


  3. What is Hemoglobin?Its an anti-clotting mechanism.


  4. Name the 5 types of white blood cells.1) Neutrophils (the most common are phagocytic; 55% - 70% of total white blood count). They seek out bacteria and ingest and kill them. They are near sites of injury2) Eosinophils (2-5% of total blood count). They attack parasites and are responsible for allergic response within the blood.3) Basophils (less than 1% of total wbc count) secrete anti-coagulant and antibodies. 4) Monocytes (5%-8% in total wbc count) are the largest of the wbc and they act as macrophages and remove foreign particles; play a key role in immunity. 5) Lymphocytes role in recognizing self and nonself, they can only recognize certain antigens.


  5. Blood contributes 8% of the body weight. True or FalseTrue.


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