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  1. Thrombocytopenia
  2. Blood Types
  3. Hemoglobin Breakdown
  4. Plasma: Regulatory substances
  5. Formed elements
  1. a 1. Red blood cells (erythrocytes)
    2. White blood cells (leukocytes)
    3. Platelets (thrombocytes) - ("blood clots") pieces of cells. involved in blood clotting
  2. b 1. RBC life span - 105 to 120 days
    2. Damaged RBCs removed by spleen & liver
    3. Broken down into heme & globin
    4. Globin - amino acids
    5. Heme - (iron mostly)
    a. Biliverdin (green) by product, breaks down bilirubin
    b. Bilirubin (yellow) by product of iron
    Bruise - break down hemoglobin
    spleen - remove any damaged RBCs, WBCs & platelets
  3. c 1. Based on genetics
    2. Four types: A, B, AB & O

    3. Agglutination: clumping of red blood cells in response to a reaction between an antibody and an antigen
  4. d hormones, enzymes
  5. e too little platelets (bleeding to death)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. involved in osmosis, membrane potentials, and acid-base balance
  2. 1. Normals
    a. Male 14-16 g/dl
    b. Female 12-14 g/dl
    2. carries oxygen
    3. pigment of blood - hemoglobin mixing w/oxygen
    4. contain iron, needed to make hemoglobin
  3. 1. A network of threadlike fibrin fibers, trapped blood cells, platelets and fluid
    2. Clot retraction. Fibrin threads of clot attached to blood vessel walls.
    a. Platelets produce processes that attach to fibrin threads.
    b. Actin and myosin molecules within platelets contract, pulling edges of wound together and squeezing out serum.
  4. 1. Procedure used to count number of WBCs per cubic millimeter of blood
    a. 5,000 - 10,000 per cubic millimeter of blood
    2. Leukopenia
    a. Low WBC count (below 5,000)
    3. Leukocytosis
    a. High WBC count (above 10,000)
    4. Differential WBC count
    a. Lists percentages of types of leukocytes
  5. platelets & plasma

5 True/False questions

  1. RBC formationclumping of red blood cells in response to a reaction between an antibody and an antigen


  2. Agglutinationclumping of red blood cells in response to a reaction between an antibody and an antigen


  3. reason for low hematocrit1. lack RBCs
    2. too much water


  4. Eosinophils1. Leave circulation (blood) and enter tissues during inflammatory response. (get of stuff after allergic response)
    2. Prevalent in allergic reactions.
    3. Destroy inflammatory chemicals like histamine.
    4. Numerous in lining of respiratory and digestive tracts
    5. Account for 2-4% of the WBC.
    6. go after parasitic worms


  5. ABO Blood Groups: Type AType B
    Antigen B on RBC
    Anti-A antibody in serum