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1

. Specific name for a red blood cell.?

erythrocytes

2

Life span of a red blood cell?

few days

3

Location of red and white blood cell production

red bone marrow

4

Major protein found within a red blood cell.

hemoglobin

5

Name the stem cell that differentiates into all other blood cells.

embryonic

6

Determination of the percent solid component of the blood.

hematite

7

Hemoglobin increases the __________ carrying capacity of the blood

oxygen

8

Portion of the hemoglobin molecule that binds to oxygen (specific atom

oxyhemoglobin

9

When blood vessels constrict due to the presence of serotonin.

migraine

10

When clots form due to foreign surfaces within a vessel

body protection

11

Can receive blood from any type

AB

12

Blood type where anti A and anti B cause clumping.

O

13

Can receive blood from on 1 other type

O

14

Hormone produced by the kidneys to stimulate blood cell production

erythroprotein

15

Name of a migrating blood clot

embolus

16

Blood clot attached to the lining of a blood vessel

thrombus

17

Blood clot occlusion in the brain causes a ____________ and in a coronary artery
causes a __________

stroke, heart attack

18

White blood cell that is considered the “first responder” in bacterial invasion

neutrophil

19

White blood cell that breaks up into smaller cell fragments called thrombocytes
or platelets

megakarocytes

20

White blood cell that releases histamine from its granules

basophil

21

White blood cell that attacks parasitic worms.

eosinophil