Chapter 9 The Blood and Lymphatic Systems (Test)

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Chapter 9 Test

Schilling Test

diagnostic for pernicious anemia

PTT (Partial Thromboplastin Time)

monitors heparin therapy

ESR (Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate)

measure RBC settling distance

Coomb's Test

direct antiglobulin test

Hematocrit

measure percentage of erythrocytes in blood

leukocytes

Another name for a white blood cell is a(n) ______________.

Monocytes

____________ are phagocytic agranulocytes.

antigen

A(n) _____________, also called an agglutinogen, stimulates the production of an antibody.

Epstein-Barr

The ___________ ____________ virus is diagnostic for mononucleosis.

hemochromatosis

A rare iron metabolism disease, ___________, is associated with hemolytic anemias.

Cross-matching

___________ ____________ mixes the donor blood with the recipient blood to determine blood compatibility.

Neutrophils

____________ are phagocytic granulocytes.

platelet

Another name for a clotting cell, or thrombocyte, is a(n) _____________.

Polycythemia vera

___________ _____________ is an abnormal proliferation of blood cells leading to an increase in blood viscosity and blood volume.

antibody

A(n) ____________ is a plasma substance formed because of the presence of an antigen.

Basophils

___________ secrete histamine and heparin, and constitue less than 1% of all white blood cells.

hematologist

A medical specialist in the field of hematology is called a(n) ____________.

acute myelogenous leukemia

AML, which stands for ____________ __________ _____________, is characterized by immature granulocytes.

pneumocystis carinii

An AIDS-related disease is ___________ ____________ pneumonia (PCP).

granulocytes

Neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils are ___________, one of the two categories of leukocytes.

False

The clear, thin, and sticky fluid portion of the blood that remains after coagulation is called thromboplastin.

False

Immunity with which we are born, or genetic immunity, is also known as acquired immunity.

True

A craving to eat unusual substance (non-food substances), including, but not limited to, things such as clay, dirt, starch, chalk, glue, ice, and hair is known as pica.

True

Another name for a clot is a thrombus.

True

The watery, straw-colored, fluid portion of the lymph and the blood in which the leukocytes, erythrocytes, and platelets are suspended is called plasma.

True

The health specialist whose training and experience is concentrated in immunology is called an immunologist.

True

Disease-producing microorganisms are called pathogens.

False

A reaction to treatment that occurs at the site it was administered is known as a systemic reaction.

False

The termination of bleeding by mechanical or chemical means or by the complex coagulation process of the body, consisting of vasoconstriction, platelet aggregation, and thrombin and fibrin synthesis is known as hemolysis.

True

The process of a cell engulfing and destroying bacteria is called phagocytosis.

Hemolytic Anemia

Which condition is characterized by excessive destruction of circulating red blood cells?

Leukemia

What is the medical term for an excessive and uncontrolled increase of immature white blood cells?

Pica

Select the term that describes a craving to eat unusual substances (non-food substances), including, but not limited to, things such as clay, dirt, starch, chalk, glue, ice, and hair.

Aplastic Anemia

Which condition is known as bone marrow depression anemia?

Gamma Globulins

Which plasma proteins function as antibodies in the immune system?

Embolus

What is a circulating clot called?

Iron Deficiency Anemia

Identify the type of anemia that is characterized by a deficiency of hemoglobin due to a lack of iron in the body.

Bilirubin

What is the name of the orange-yellow pigment of bile formed principally by the breakdown of hemoglobin in red blood cells after termination of their normal life span?

Anisocytosis

Which term means an abnormal condition of the blood characterized by red blood cells of variable and abnormal size?

Thrombus

What is a clot that forms and stays in place called?

Edema

Select the term that best describes the abnormal accumulation of fluid in the interstitial spaces.

Hemophilia A

What is classic hemophilia also known as?

Agglutination

Select the term that best describes the clumping of cells as a result of interaction with specific antibodies called aggluttinins.

Pernicious Anemia

What is the anemia that is a result of a deficiency of mature red blood cells called?

non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

What is histiocytic lymphoma also known as?

Hemophilia B

What is Christmas disease also known as?

Lymphadenopathy

What is any disorder of lymph nodes or lymph vessels called?

Anisocytosis

Select the term that best describes a condition characterized by red blood cells of variable and abnormal size.

Hemopoiesis

What is the production of formed elements of blood called?

Albumin

Which plasma protein helps maintain normal blood volume?

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