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What is not a part of the blood plasma

formed elements

the normal volume of blood in an adult is approximatley

4-6 liters

blood is normally

slightly alkaline

PolyHeme is an

artificial blood

donated blood

must be typed and cross matched; can only be stored for 6 weeks; is most valuable in the golden hour

for blood type A

the antigen present in RBC:A
the antibody present in plasma:anti-B

for blood type B

the antigen present in RBC:B
the antibody present in plasma: anti- A

for blood type AB

the antigen present in RBC: A,B
the antibody present in plasma: none

for blood type O

the antigen present in RBC:none
the antibody present in plasma: anti-A, anti-B

an ________ is a substance that can stimulate the body and make antibodies


an ________ is a substance made by the body in response to stimulation by an antigen


many antibodies react with their antigens to clump or ________ them


if a baby is born Rh-nagative mother and Rh-positive father, it may develop the disease ________ ______

erythreplastosis fetalis

the term "Rh" is used because the antigen was first discovered in the blood of a ______ ______

Rhesus Monkey

the universal blood donor is


the universal recipient blood is


another name for white blood cells is


another name for platelets is


pernicious anemia is caused by

a lack of vitamen b12

the laboratorytest called hemacrit tells the physician the volume of

red blood cells in a blood sample

an example of a non granular leukocyte is a


an excess of RBC's is known as


a critical component of hemoglobin is


sickle cell anemia is caused by

the production of an abnormal type of hemoglobin

the practice of using blood transfusions to increase oxygen delivery to muscles during athletic events is called

blood doping

one of the most useful and frequently performed clinical blood test is called the

CBC complete blood count

what is not a granular leukocyte


if a blood cell has no nucleus and is shaped like a biconcave disc, then the cell most likely is a

red blood cell

red bone marrow forms all kinds of blood cells except some

lymphocytes and monocytes

myeloid tissue is not found in

wrist bones

lyphanic tissue is found in

lymph nodes; thymus; spleen

the "buffy coat" layer in hemocrit tube contains

WBC and platelets

the hemocrit value for red blood cells is


an unusually low WBC count would be termed


most oxygen transported in the blood is carried by


the most numerousof the phagocytes are the


which of the following types of cells is not phagocytic


which of the following cell types functions in the immune process


vitaman k simulates liver cells to increase the


if part of a clot dislodges and circulates through the bloodstream the dislodged part is called an


this disease usually occurs as a result of the destrustion of bone marrow by toxic chemicals or radiation

aplastic anemia

an example of hemolytic anemia is

sickle cell anemia

the disease that results from a failure to form blood clotting factor VIII is


a special type of white blood cell countused as a diagnostic tool is known as

differential WBC count

which of the following statements is false

leukemia is characterized by a low number of WBCs

deficiency in the number or function or ethrocytes is called


which of the following statements does not describe a characteristic of leukocytes

they are disk shaped cells that do not contain a nucleus

which of the following substances is not found is serum

clotting factors

which of the following substances is not found in blood plasma

albumins; gases; waste products

an allergic reaction may increase the number of


what is a blood clot that is moving through the body called


when could difficulty with the rh blood factor arise

when an Rh-negative woman and a Rh-posotive man produce a child

what is the primary function of hemoglobin

to carry oygen

which of the following steps are not in blood clot formation

thrombin is converted into prothrombin





type AB

contains A and B antigens







type O

contains anti-A and anti-B antigens

Rh Factor

erythroblastosis fetalis

red bone marrow

myeloid tissue



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