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Animation: Hemolysis and Crenation
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View the animation below, then complete the quiz to test your knowledge of the concept.






1Red blood cells are also called
A)hemoglobin.
B)monocytes.
C)white blood cells.
D)erythrocytes.



2Red blood cells in an isotonic solution are
A)lozenge shaped.
B)shriveled.
C)empty membraned.
D)cube shaped.



3Red blood cells put in a hypertonic solution will
A)not be affected in any way.
B)form linear edges.
C)shrivel and become crenated.
D)be destroyed by hemolysis.



4Red blood cells put in a hypotonic solution will
A)not be affected in any way.
B)form linear edges.
C)shrivel and become crenated.
D)be destroyed by hemolysis.



5Human erythrocytes function best in a
A)hypertonic solution.
B)isotonic solution.
C)hypotonic solution.
D)bacterial solution.







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