In a centrifuged sample of blood, what makes up the buffy coat?
red blood cells
white blood cells and platelets
white blood cells and platelets , pg 635
The ______ is the fluid portion of the blood.
plasma, pg. 635
The main protein in blood plasma is:
albumin, pg. 636
Which of the following might trigger erythropoiesis?
an increased number of RBCs
decreased tissue demand for oxygen
hypoxia of EPO-producing cells
moving to a lower altitude
hypoxia of EPO-producing cells, pg. 639
Which of the formed elements contains hemoglobin and transports respiratory gases?
erythrocytes, pg. 638
The most abundant leukocytes are:
neutrophils, pg. 644
stick to the damaged area of a blood vessel and help seal the break
have a life span of about 120 days
are the precursors of leukocytes
have multiple nuclei
stick to the damaged area of a blood vessel and help seal the break, pg. 648
Which sequence is correct for the following events, in the event of Homeostasis?
1. fibrinogen → fibrin
2. clot retraction
3. formation of thromboplastin
4. prothrombin → thrombin
1)formation of thromboplastin, pgs 650-652
2) prothrombin → thrombin
3) fibrinogen → fibrin
4) clot retraction
The universal recipient blood type is ________.
Blood Type "AB", pg. 655
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Which ABO blood type is considered to be the universal donor?
"O", pg. 655