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Cardiovascular System and Blood Practice Problems

By — McGraw-Hill Professional
Updated on Aug 18, 2011

Review these concepts if necessary:

Cardiovascular System: Blood Practice Problems

Practice—True or False

  1. Blood functions in transport, pH balance, thermoregulation, and immunity mechanisms. 
  2. The major mechanisms of homeostasis are plugging, clotting, and constriction. 
  3. Erythrocyte production requires folic acid, copper, protein, polysaccharides, and biliverdin. 

Answers

  1. True
  2. True
  3. False

Practice—Matching

  1. Thrombocyte          (a) biconcave, anucleated cell
  2. Eosinophil                (b) selective defender against invaders
  3. Neutrophil              (c) obscure nucleus; stains with large purple granules
  4. Leukocyte           (d) lobed nucleus and fine granules; stains with neutral dyes
  5. Lymphocyte          (e) formation of clots
  6. Basophil             (f) granules that take up the red dye eosin
  7. Erythrocyte          (g) white blood cell

Answers

  1. e
  2. f
  3. d
  4. g
  5. b
  6. c
  7. a
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