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A) stick to the damaged area of a blood vessel and help seal the break.
B) have a life span of about 120 days.
C) are the precursors of leukocytes.
D) have multiple nuclei.
The most abundant plasma protein is:
B) clotting protein.
An individual who is blood type AB negative
A) can receive any blood type in moderate amounts except that with the Rh antigen.
B) can donate to all blood types in moderate amounts.
C) can receive types A, B, and AB, but not type O.
D) can donate to types A, B, and AB, but not to type O.
Which of the following is not a phase of erythropoiesis?
A) production of ribosomes
B) synthesis of hemoglobin
C) ejection of the erythrocyte nucleus
D) production of vacuoles
Which of the following is a regulatory function of blood?
A) delivery of oxygen to body cells
B) transport of metabolic wastes from cells
C) prevention of blood loss
D) maintenance of normal pH in body tissues
No visible cytoplasmic granules are present in:
A condition of leukocytosis indicates over 11,000 white blood cells per cubic millimeter in the blood.
As red blood cells age:
A) ATP production increases.
B) membranes "wear out" and the cells become damaged.
C) they will eventually be excreted by the digestive system.
D) iron will be excreted by the kidneys.
Hemoglobin is made up of the protein heme and the red pigment globin.
A person with type B blood could receive blood from a person with either type B or O blood.
Place the following in correct developmental sequence:
4. late erythroblast
Positive chemotaxis is a feedback system that signals leukocyte migration into damaged areas.
Granulocytes called neutrophils are phagocytic and the most numerous of all white blood cell types.
Which of the following is characteristic of all leukocytes?
A) They are nucleated.
B) They have cytoplasmic granules.
C) They are phagocytic.
D) They are the most numerous of the formed elements in blood.
When can erythroblastosis fetalis not possibly happen in the child of an Rh negative mother
A) if the child is type O positive
B) if the child is Rh+
C) if the father is Rh+
D) if the father is Rh-
Diapedesis is the process by which red blood cells move into tissue spaces from the interior of blood capillaries.
Which blood type is called the universal donor?
The RBC "graveyard" is the liver.
Leukemia refers to cancerous conditions of white blood cells.
Which of the following is not a phase of hemostasis?
A) vascular spasm
C) platelet plug formation
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