Flashcards in Chapter 13: Blood System Deck (22):
High carbon dioxide levels in the blood
Excessive bleeding caused by congenital lack of factor VII or IX
Venous blood is clotted in a test tube
Sample of blood is spun in a test tube so that red cells fall to the bottom and percentage of RBC's is measured
Blood smear is examined to determine the shape or form of cells
Leukocytes are stained and counted under a microscope to see numbers of mature and immature forms
Erythrocyte Sedimentation rate
Venous blood is collected; anti-coagulant added and the distance of cells fall in a period of time determined
Blood protein that maintains the proper proportion and concentration of water in the blood
IgM, IgG, IgA, IgD, IgE
Red blood cell
Hormone secreted by the kidneys.
Stimulates production of RBCs.
Protein threads that form the bisis of a blood clot
Plasma protein that is converted to fibrin in the clotting process
White blood cell.
Eosinophil, basophil, and neutrophil.
Part of the blood containing plasma proteins.
Alpha, beta, and gamma are examples.
Blood protein that contains iron and carries oxygen in RBCs
Destruction or breakdown of blood RBCs
Anticoagulent found in blood and tissues
Response of the immune system to invasion by foreign substances (antigens)
A universal recipient.
Can receive blood from any donor.
Type AB has no antibodies and only AB antigens.
Symptoms of a disease return