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What are blood forming tissues?

Bone marrow, liver, spleen

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What types of blood cells are in blood?

Red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets

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Counting numbers of cells.

Quantification

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Evaluating cell shape, size, contents and features.

Qualitative evaluations

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Studying clot formation and clot dissolution.

Hemostatic properties

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Purpose of hematology?

To gain information about a patients well being.

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Examples of blood conditions.

Anemia, leukemia, neoplasia, bleeding disorders.

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What color top tube is used for Von Willebrands disease?

Blue top!!!

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90% water and 10% proteins

Plasma

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Most numerous blood cell type. 250 found in one drop.

Red blood cells

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What is the main function of red blood cells?

To transport oxygen through the body

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Red blood has hemoglobin making it what type of blood?

Oxygenated

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Function of white blood cells?

Immunity.

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Types of granulocytes.

Neutrophils, eosinophils, basophils

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Types of agranulocytes.

Lymphocytes, monocytes

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White blood cells transport through the circulatory system to where, where they perform function?

Tissues

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What do platelets do?

Clot

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Thrombocytes

Platelets

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Lifespan of a red blood cell

120 days

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Lifespan of a platelet?

10 days

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These are produced and released through bone marrow.

Platelets

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Formation and development of blood cells.

Hematopoiesis

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Where does hematopoiesis take place in a fetus?

Liver

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Where does hematopoiesis take place in adults?

Bone marrow

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All types of blood cells arise initially from a single type of cell called....

A stem cell

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These are the reason bone marrow transplants are successful.

Stem cell

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Too few red blood cells.

Anemia

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Too many leukocytes are produced.

Leukocytosis

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Too few platelets.

Thrombocytopenia

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Symptoms of Von Willebrands disease?

Increased bleeding,