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All of the following can be expected with polycythemia except

low blood viscosity

No visible cytoplasmic granules are present in


Which of the following is not a phase of hemostasis


What is the average normal pH of blood?


Place the following in correct developmental sequence:

Proerythroblast, late erythroblast, normoblast, reticulocyte

The slowest step in the clotting process is

formation of prothrombin activator

Thromboembolic disorders

include embolus formation, a clot moving within the circulatory system.

Which of the following is not a cause of bleeding disorders?

excess secretion of platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF)

Which of the following is characteristic of all leukocytes?

They are nucleated

Which of the following is true about blood plasma

It is about 90% water


stick to the damaged area of a blood vessel and help seal the break .

Which sequence is correct for the following events?

formation of thromboplastin, prothrombin, thrombin, fibrinogen, fibrin, clot retraction

Together, leukocytes and platelets comprise approximately---- of total blood volume.


Fred's blood was determined to be AB positive. What does this mean?

There are no antibodies to A, to B, or to Rh antigens in the plasma

Which of the following is a precursor of a basophil?


All of the following conditions impair coagulation except

vascular spasm

When can erythroblastosis fetalis not possibly happen in the child of an Rh negative mother?

if the father is Rh-

Blood is a


What organ in the body regulates erythrocyte production


The shelf life of whole collected blood at 4° C is about

35 days

Which of the following is a regulatory function of blood?

maintenance of normal pH in body tissues

Which of the following is a protective function of blood?

maintenance of body temperature

Which of the following is not a phase of erythropoiesis?

production of ribosomes

Which of the following might trigger erythropoiesis?

hypoxia of EPO-producing cells

As red blood cells age ________.

membranes "wear out" and the cells become damaged

The primary source of RBCs in the adult human being is the bone marrow in the shafts of the long bones.


Each hemoglobin molecule can transport two molecules of oxygen.


Diapedesis is the process by which red blood cells move into tissue spaces from the interior of blood capillaries.


Positive chemotaxis is a feedback system that signals leukocyte migration into damaged areas.


A condition of leukocytosis indicates over 11,000 white blood cells per cubic millimeter in the blood.


Basophils increase in number when parasitic invasion occurs.


A person with type B blood could receive blood from a person with either type B or O blood.


Leukocytes move through the circulatory system by amoeboid motion.


Granulocytes called neutrophils are phagocytic and the most numerous of all white blood cell types.


All lymphocytes are leukocytes, but not all leukocytes are lymphocytes.


The immediate response to blood vessel injury is clotting.


The process of fibrinolysis disposes of bacteria when healing has occurred.


The RBC "graveyard" is the liver.


Hemorrhagic anemias result from blood loss.


White blood cells are produced through the action of colony-stimulating factors.


Hemoglobin is made up of the protein heme and the red pigment globin.


Each heme contains an atom of iron and can transport one molecule of oxygen.


________ is a pivotal molecule associated with the external surfaces of aggregated platelets and is involved in the intrinsic and extrinsic mechanisms of blood clotting.


An individual who is blood type AB negative ________.

can receive any blood type in moderate amounts except that with the Rh antigen

The most abundant plasma protein is ________.


When neither anti-A nor anti-B clots on a blood plate, the blood is type ________.


Select the correct statement regarding blood cell formation.

Red marrow is the main site of blood cell formation throughout adult life.

James has a hemoglobin measurement of 16 g/100 ml blood. This is ________.

Within normal range

Which of these is not a normal plasma protein?


All of the following can be expected with polycythemia except ________.

low blood viscosity

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