Exercise 29: Blood

WHAT IS THE BLOOD VOLUME OF AN AVERAGE MALE?
5-6 Liters

WHAT IS THE BLOOD VOLUME OF AN AVERAGE FEMALE?
4-6 Liters

WHAT DETERMINES WHETHER BLOOD IS BRIGHT RED OR DULL BRICK RED?
The more oxygen, the brighter the red

MOST NUMEROUS LEUKOCYTE
NEUTROPHIL

GRANULOCYTES (3)
BASOPHIL,
EOSINOPHIL,
NEUTROPHIL

ALSO CALLED AN ERYTHROCYTE; ANUCLEATE FORMED ELEMENT
RED BLOOD CELL

ACTIVELY PHAGOCYTIC LEUKOCYTES (2)
NEUTROPHIL,
MONOCYTE

AGRANULOCYTES (2)
LYMPHOCYTE,
MONOCYTE

PRECURSOR CELL OF PLATELETS
MEGAKARYOCYTE

FORMED ELEMENTS
RED BLOOD CELL,
MEGAKARYOCYTE,
EOSINOPHIL,
BASOPHIL,
MONOCYTE,
NEUTROPHIL,
LYMPHOCYTE

NUMBER RISES DURING PARASITE INFECTIONS
EOSINOPHIL

RELEASES HISTAMINE; PROMOTES INFLAMMATION
BASOPHIL

MANY FORMED IN LYMPHOID TISSUE
LYMPHOCYTE

TRANSPORTS OXYGEN
RED BLOOD CELL

PRIMARILY WATER, NONCELLULAR; THE FLUID MATRIX OF BLOOD
PLASMA

INCREASES IN NUMBER DURING PROLONGED INFECTIONS
MONOCYTE

White Blood Cells
MEUTROPHIL,
EOSINOPHIL,
BASOPHIL,
LYMPHOCYTE,
MONOCYTE

LIST FOUR CLASSES OF NUTRIENTS NORMALLY FOUND IN PLASMA
AMINO ACIDS,
GLUCOSE,
FATTY ACIDS,
VITAMINS,
(MINERALS)

WHAT IS THE AVERAGE LIFE SPAN OF A RED BLOOD CELL? HOW DOES ITS ANUCLEATE CONDITION AFFECT THIS LIFE SPAN?
DURATION OF DEVELOPMENT ABOUT 15 DAYS; LIFE SPAN 100 – 120 DAYS.

BECAUSE ITS ANUCLEATE THEY ARE UNABLE TO REPRODUCE OR REPAIR DAMAGE CAUSED TO IT DURING CIRCULATION.

ABNORMAL INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF WBCs
LEUKOCYTOSIS

ABNORMAL INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF RBCs
POLYCYTHEMIA

CONDITION OF TOO FEW RBCs OR OF RBCs WITH HEMOGLOBIN DEFICIENCIES
ANEMIA

ABNORMAL DECREASE IN THE NUMBER OF WBCs
LEUKOPENIA

WHAT NAME IS GIVEN TO THE PROCESS OF RBC PRODUCTION?
ERYTHROPOIESIS

WHAT HORMONE ACTS AS A STIMULUS FOR ERYTHROPOIESIS?
ERYTHROPOIETIN

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