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The Blood (part 2) - Review For Quiz #6 On Thurs. 8/19/10

32 Questions  I  By Geekee68
Blood Quizzes & Trivia

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1.  These leukocytes serve as weak phagocytes and protect against infection caused by certain parasites and parasitic worms.
2.  Step 1 in Hemostasis:
3.  ____________ are the smallest of the formed elements.  They are not cells but rather fragments of cells.
4.  Lymphocytes are formed in the __________  __________, unlike the rest of the formed elements of blood.
5.  Of the leukocytes, the 3 types of granulocytes are...
6.  These white blood cells protect the body from invading microorganisms through the process of phagocytosis.
7.  Which 2 WBC's take microorganisms into their own cell bodies and digest them in a process called phagocytosis?
8.  _______________ is the process that prevents blood loss from the circulation when a blood vessel is ruptured by an injury.
9.  These leukocytes show bead-like bright pink granules when stained.
10.  Name the Leukocyte:They produce heparin, a powerful anticoagulant that helps prevent blood clots.
11.  The fluid that remains after blood clotting has occurred is called __________.
12.  Name the Leukocyte:Secretes the chemical histamine, which is released during inflammatory reactions.
13.  Another name for platelets is...
14.  This type of leukocyte shows lavender granules when stained.
15.  In the last step of blood clotting, thrombin reacts with fibrinogen to change it to a fibrous gel called _________.
16.  The substances released from damaged tissue cells stimulates the formation of _____________  ______________.
17.  Name the Leukocyte:The 2nd most common of the white blood cells.
18.  Name the Leukocyte:They have large dark blue granules that often obscure the nucleus.
19.  In the clotting process, _________ forms a network of threads that entrap plasma and blood cells to form a clot.
20.  _____________ are essential to blood coagulation.
21.  Name the Leukocyte:These are the largest of the leukocytes and are aggressive phagocytes.
22.  The WBC's that are involved in the process of phagocytosis are referred to as what type of cells?
23.  At the site of injury, platelets become sticky and accumulate near the opening in the broken blood vessel forming a __________  ___________.
24.  What are the two classifications for leukocytes based on the presence or absence of granules?
25.  All of the formed elements of the blood are produced in the _____  ______ from stem cells with the exception of _____________ (type of WBC).
26.  Of the leukocytes, the 2 types of agranulocytes are...
27.  Another name for white blood cells is ______________.
28.  Step 3 in Hemostasis:
29.  Step 2 in Hemostasis:
30.  White blood cells are characterized by the presence or absence of ___________ in the cytoplasm when the cells are stained.
31.  In this step of blood clotting, calcium must be present in the blood for prothrombin activators to convert prothrombin to _____________.
32.  _____________ are the most numerous of the WBC's.
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