Saladin Ch 18 Study Guide

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Chapter 18 The Circulatory System: Blood True / False Questions 1. Hemostasis is the production of formed elements of blood. Difficulty Level: Remember/Understand Section: 18.1 Introduction Topic: Cardiovascular System 2. Blood viscosity stems mainly from electrolytes and monomers dissolved in plasma. Difficulty Level: Remember/Understand Section: 18.1 Introduction Topic: Cardiovascular System 3. Lymphoid hemopoiesis occurs mainly in the bone marrow. Difficulty Level: Remember/Understand Section: 18.1 Introduction Topic: Cardiovascular System 4. Oxygen and carbon dioxide bind to different parts of hemoglobin. Difficulty Level: Remember/Understand Section: 18.2…show more content…
The viscosity of blood is due more to _____________ than to any other factor. A. fibrin B. albumin C. sodium D. erythrocytes E. nitrogenous wastes Difficulty Level: Remember/Understand Section: 18.1 Introduction Topic: Cardiovascular System 27. Erythrocytes transport oxygen and serve to A. defend the body against pathogens. B. initiate blood clotting. C. regulate erythropoiesis. D. transport nutrients. E. transport carbon dioxide. Difficulty Level: Remember/Understand Section: 18.2 Erythrocytes Topic: Cardiovascular System 28. Most oxygen is transported bound to A. the plasma membrane of erythrocytes. B. alpha chains in hemoglobin. C. beta chains in hemoglobin. D. delta chains in hemoglobin E. heme groups in hemoglobin. Difficulty Level: Remember/Understand Section: 18.2 Erythrocytes Topic: Cardiovascular System 29. If all the 280 million molecules of hemoglobin contained in RBCs were free in the plasma, A. it would considerably increase blood oxygen carrying capacity. B. it would facilitate delivery of oxygen into tissues irrigated by small capillaries. C. it would facilitate oxygen diffusion into cells distant from blood capillaries. D. it would significantly increase blood osmolarity. E. it would drastically increase osmotic colloid pressure. Difficulty Level: Apply/Analyze Section: 18.2 Erythrocytes Topic:

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