Flashcards in Class 6: Blood and Heart Deck (128)
Cardiovascular system refers only to the
heart and blood vessels
Functions of the circulatory system
transport, protect, regulate
adults have.... of blood
blood is a liquid...
connective tissue consisting of cells and extracellular matrix
red blood cells
platelets are located...
in bone marrow
white blood cells
two types of leukocytes
what machine separates the components of blood?
plasma is the .... portion of blood
serum is identical to.... except for the absence of ...
3 major categories of plasma proteins are
albumins, globulins, and fibinogen
plasma proteins are formed by the
viscosity refers to the
resistance of a fluid to flow
osmolarity of blood refers to
the total molarity of those dissolved particles that cannot pass through the blood vessel wall
Hemopoietic tissues produce
what tissue produces all seven formed elements?
red bone marrow
Red blood cells are shaped
like a disc with a thick rim
RBCs major function is
33% of cytoplasm is...
Hemoglobin binds.... to .... at it's center
O2 to ferrous ion (FE2+)
RBC count and Hemoglobin concentration indicate...
the amount of O2 that blood can carry
erythropoiesis (RBC production) needs which nutrients?
Iron, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C and Copper
kidney produces...., which stimulates....
erythropoletin, bone marrow
stimuli for increasing erythropoiesis include
low levels of O2, high altitude, increase in exercise, loss of lung tissue in emphysema
spleen is where red blood cells go to...
macrophages are specialized to
digest membrane bits and eat them up
liver removes the.... and secretes it into...
polycythemia is an...
excess of RBCs