Blood has all of the following functions EXCEPT ______________________
A) nutrient transport.
B) temperature regulation.
D) vitamin D production.
E) pH buffering.
vitamin D production
Which of the following is NOT a component of hemostasis?
A) platelet plug formation
C) secretion of serotonin
D) conversion of fibrinogen to fibrin
E) secretion of platelet-derived growth factor
Any form of anemia that results from an excessive rate of erythrocyte destruction is classified as ________________________________
Which of the following is a characteristic of mature red blood cells?
A) They undergo mitosis.
B) They lack a nucleus.
C) They have numerous mitochondria.
D) They carry most of the carbon dioxide that is transported in the blood.
They lack a nucleus
What would be an indication that an individual is suffering from leukemia?
Examination of the blood reveals a large number of immature leukocytes
Low oxygen supply, such as one encountered at high altitude, may result in which of the following conditions?
E) hemolytic anemia
The most common white blood cell (leukocyte) at about 60% is the ______________________ .
Which of the following leukocytes is NOT classified as a granulocyte?
What is the name of the leukocyte, often seen in two sizes, that is described as having a small halo of cytoplasm and a round nucleus that fills the cell?
The major function of the red blood cells is to transport __________________
Both oxygen and carbon dixoide are carried in rbc's