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Flashcards in Red Blood Cell Structure and Function Deck (41):
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Identify Relevant Features of this Image

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Plasma vs. Hematocrit

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Blood Volume vs. Fluid Volume in the Body

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Iron Transport and Metabolism

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What are the smallest cells in the body?

 

 

 

Eryrthocytes = RBC’s = smallest cells within the body. 

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Structure of Erythrocytes

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What determines Blood Groups?

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Blood Types

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Blood types you can recieve

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Biochemical Function of Erythrocytes

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Physiological Function of Erythrocytes

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Poisons of Normal Physiological Functioning of Erythrocytes

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Main Transporte of CO2 and mechanism

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Role of Carbonic Anhydrase

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Explanation of Choloride Shift

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Another view of Chloride Shift

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What is a reticulocyte?

Wright Stain?

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Development of Erythrocytes

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Pluripotential Hematopoetic Stem Cell

 

 

 

Requires Physiological Regulation

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Homeostasis 

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Erythropoetin Mechanism for regulating the rate of Erythropoesis 

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Regulation of Mass of RBC's

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What Triggers increase in RBC production

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Where is Erythropoetin Produced? And How?

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Hypoxia can come from?

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Production of Proerythroblasts

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Diapedisis 

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What are these?

What type of Stain?

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Reticulocytes cont. 

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Avg. Lifespan of RBC's and what contributes to their destruction?

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Anemia and Polycythemia

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Mechanisms of Anemia 

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Acute vs. Chronic Blood Loss

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Diseases of RBC Destruction 

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Causes of Decreased RBC Production 

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Classification of Anemia

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Explain the Difference

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How is Anemia Diagnosed?

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Complete Blood Count

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Peripheral Smear

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Anemia Workup Lab Tests

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