5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What are erythrocytes?
- Death and destruction of blood cells last how long?
- What are arteriolles?
- What is the primary function of the heart?
- Red Blood Cells are formed where?
- a In the bone marrow, according to the needs of the body.
- b "Faucet" regulates blood pressure; delivers blood to the capillaries.
- c Red blood cells that carry the oxygen-carrying protein pigment hemoglobin in the circulation.
- d A few days to a couple of months.
- e Pump blood throughout the entire body.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Small veins; blood vessel that drain blood directly from the capillary bed.
- Defense against infection. They have a nucleus and live hours to days at a time.
- Brachial artery in the upper limg and vertebral artery and carotid artery in the head and face.
- Where all of the important exchanges happen in the circulatory system. They are a single cell to aid fast and easy diffusion of gases.
- Its an anti-clotting mechanism.
5 True/False questions
What are veins? → Function is to return deoxygenated blood to the heart; high amount of smooth muscle in walls.
Why is aspirin given to individuals who have had a stroke or heart attack? → True!
What is Hemoglobin? → Its an anti-clotting mechanism.
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.
Blood contributes 8% of the body weight. True or False → True.