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Chapter 17 Quiz

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1

The primary source of RBCs in the adult human being is the bone marrow in the shafts of the long bones.

False

2

What organ in the body regulates erythrocyte production?

Kidney

3

.Which of the following might trigger erythropoiesis?

hypoxia of EPO-producing cells

4

With a patient that is administered an injection of erythropoietin (EPO) you would expect to see__________

increased hematocrit

5

Which of the following plasma components is most likely to rise in concentration during an acute infection?

gamma globulins

6

The primary source of RBCs in the adult human being is the bone marrow in the shafts of the long bones.

False

7

Fred's blood was determined to be AB positive. What does this mean?

There are no antibodies to A, to B, or to Rh antigens in the plasma.

8

The normal RBC "graveyard" is the liver.

False