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5 Matching questions

  1. Red Blood Cells are formed where?
  2. What is plasma?
  3. What is Heparin?
  4. What is the primary function of the heart?
  5. What are venules?
  1. a Pump blood throughout the entire body.
  2. b Small veins; blood vessel that drain blood directly from the capillary bed.
  3. c Its an anti-clotting mechanism.
  4. d In the bone marrow, according to the needs of the body.
  5. e Fluid part of the blood, comprises 55% of the total blood volume and consists primarily of water (91.5%).

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The Cardiovascular System.
  2. Where all of the important exchanges happen in the circulatory system. They are a single cell to aid fast and easy diffusion of gases.
  3. 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).
  4. right atrium- it fills the right ventricle with blood.
    right ventricle - pumps to lungs
    left atrium - it fills the right ventricle
    left ventricle - pumps blood to systemic circulation.
  5. Cardiac cycle.

5 True/False questions

  1. Death and destruction of blood cells last how long?120 days about.


  2. What are arteries?Large vessels; elastic muscles to carry on power of the heart. They are the higher-pressure portion of the circulatory system. (blood away from the heart toward the tissue).


  3. Which are there more of, red blood cells or 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.


  4. Platelets, also called thrombocytes are the smallest of the cells in the blood. What is their function?To prevent blood loss; important in clot formation.


  5. What are veins?Small veins; blood vessel that drain blood directly from the capillary bed.


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