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All of the following can be expected with polycythemia except ________.
low blood viscosity
Fetal hemoglobin has a higher affinity for oxygen than does adult hemoglobin.
True
Which of the following is not a distribution function of blood?
transport of salts to maintain blood volume
Select the incorrect statement regarding blood cell formation.
Platelets are formed from myeloblasts.
The special type of hemoglobin present in fetal red blood cells is ________.
hemoglobin F
Diapedesis is the process by which red blood cells move into tissue spaces from the interior of blood capillaries.
False
A lack of intrinsic factor, leading to a deficiency of vitamin B12 and causing an appearance of large pale cells called macrocytes, is characteristic of ________.
pernicious anemia
The immediate response to blood vessel injury is clotting.
False
Which of the following is a protective function of blood?
prevention of blood loss
Which of the following is true about blood plasma?
It is about 90% water.
Which of the following is not a cause of bleeding disorders?
excess secretion of platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF)
Platelets ___________.
Stick to the damaged area of a blood vessel and help seal the break
Which sequence is correct for the following events?
1. fibrinogen → fibrin
2. clot retraction
3. formation of thromboplastin
4. prothrombin → thrombin
3,4,1,2
What organ in the body regulates erythrocyte production?
Kidney
Hemorrhagic anemias result from blood loss.
True
The primary source of RBCs in the adult human being is the bone marrow in the shafts of the long bones.
False
James has a hemoglobin measurement of 16 g/100 ml blood. This is ________.
within the normal range
Fetal hemoglobin has a high affinity for oxygen than does adult hemoglobin.
true
The immediate response to blood vessel injury is clotting.
false
Leukopenia is an abnormally low number of leukocytes
true
A lack of intrinsic factor, leading to a deficiency of vitamin B12 and causing an appearance of large pale cells called macrocytes, is characteristic of ________.
pernicious anemia
Which of the following is not a phase of hemostasis?
fibrinolysis
Fred's blood was determined to be AB positive. What does this mean?
There are no antibodies to A, to B, or to Rh antigens in the plasma.
Which of the following is a protective function of blood?
prevention of blood loss
Which of the following is true about blood plasma?
it's about 90% water
The normal RBC "graveyard" is the liver.
false
(the spleen)
An individual who is blood type AB negative can ________.
receive any blood type in moderate amounts except that with the Rh antigen
Which of the following might trigger erythropoiesis?
hypoxia of EPO-producing cells
Diapedesis is the process by which red blood cells move into tissue spaces from the interior of blood capillaries.
false
Which of the following would not be a possible cause of sickling of red blood cells in someone with sickle-cell anemia?
sleeping in a well ventilated room
When can erythroblastosis fetalis not possibly happen in the child of an Rh negative mother?
if the father is Rh-
The special type of hemoglobin present in fetal red blood cells is ________.
hemoglobin F
When neither anti-A serum nor anti-B serum clot on a blood plate with donor blood, the blood is type ________.
O
Select the incorrect statement regarding blood cell formation.
platelets are formed from myeloblasts
which blood type is generally called the universal donor?
O
Leukemia refers to cancerous conditions involving white blood cells
true
All of the following conditions impair coagulation except ________.
vascular spasm
What is the average normal pH range of blood?
7.35-7.45
The primary source of RBCs in the adult human being is the bone marrow in the shafts of the long bones.
false
Which of the following is not a cause of bleeding disorders?
excess secretion of platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF)
which of the following is charactoristic of all leukocytes?
they are nucleated
Basophils increase in number when parasitic invasion occurs.
false
basophils are histamine releasers
No visable cytoplasmic granules are present in _______.
monocytes
An individual who is blood type AB negative can ________.
receive any blood type in moderate amounts except that with the Rh antigen
Which of the following is not a functional characteristic of WBCs?
granulosis
Fred's blood was determined to be AB positive. What does this mean?
There are no antibodies to A, to B, or to Rh antigens in the plasma.
A lack of intrinsic factor, leading to a deficiency of vitamin B12 and causing an appearance of large pale cells called macrocytes, is characteristic of ________.
pernicious anemia
All of the following can be expected with polycythemia except ________.
low blood viscosity
Blood volume restorers include all of the following except ________.


restorers are: dextran, albumin,
A person with type B blood could reveive blood from a person with either type B or type O blood.
true
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