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Flashcards in hematopoiesis Deck (10):
1

what are 3 oral effects of anemia?

Increased risk of periodontitis, abnormally pale tissue in mouth, inflammation of the tongue.

2

Most anemias are due to a deficiency in one of what 3 essential nutrients?

Iron, Vitamin B12, Folic acid

3

Iron is excreted regularly T/F

False

4

Taking iron supplements through oral routes and intravenously are equally effective. T/F

True

5

vitamin B12 is also known as

cobalamine

6

Lack of intrinsic factor leads to what?

Vitamin B12 deficiency

7

vitamin B12 deficiency is treated by?

injection of B12-orally taking it won't help

8

sickle cells only last how long?

10-20 days

9

Healthy red blood cells last how long?

90-120 days

10

G-CSF, GM-CSF, IL-11 are all what?

hematopoietic growth factors-stimulate hematopoiesis