Cardiovascular System and Blood Practice Problems
By Ken Van De Graaff, Ph.D. | R. Ward Rhees, Ph.D. — McGraw-Hill Professional
Updated on Aug 18, 2011
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Cardiovascular System: Blood Practice Problems
Practice—True or False
- Blood functions in transport, pH balance, thermoregulation, and immunity mechanisms.
- The major mechanisms of homeostasis are plugging, clotting, and constriction.
- Erythrocyte production requires folic acid, copper, protein, polysaccharides, and biliverdin.
- Thrombocyte (a) biconcave, anucleated cell
- Eosinophil (b) selective defender against invaders
- Neutrophil (c) obscure nucleus; stains with large purple granules
- Leukocyte (d) lobed nucleus and fine granules; stains with neutral dyes
- Lymphocyte (e) formation of clots
- Basophil (f) granules that take up the red dye eosin
- Erythrocyte (g) white blood cell
From Schaum's Easy Outline of Human Anatomy and Physiology. Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All Rights Reserved.
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