5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Why is aspirin given to individuals who have had a stroke or heart attack?
- There are 5 types of blood vessels. Name them.
- Where is the heart located?
- Name the 5 types of white blood cells.
- Blood contributes 8% of the body weight. True or False
- a Because aspirin, given in small doses, inhibits some of the platelet functions, like clotting formation.
- b 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.
- c 1- Largest is arteries
2- Arterioles (smallest artery)
3-Capillaries (from the arterioles)
4- Venules (capillaries join to form venules) which begin the process of returning blood to the heard.
5- Veins (venules join to form veins), the larger blood vessels which complete the return of blood from capillaries to the heart.
- d 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).
- e True.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Function is to return deoxygenated blood to the heart; high amount of smooth muscle in walls.
- 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).
- The Cardiovascular System.
- By the coronary arteries.
- Its an anti-clotting mechanism.
5 True/False questions
What is the anatomy of the "circulatory system"? → Its an important communication and transport channel with networks, in the form of blood vessels, linking various tissues.
Red Blood Cells are formed where? → 120 days about.
Red blood cells live for how long? → In the bone marrow, according to the needs of the body.
The heart is surrouned by a serous sac reinforced by dense connective tissue called the ? → Pericardium
What are arteriolles? → 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).