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1
What is the term for an immediate, severe, allergic response?
A)autoimmune
B)anaphylaxis
C)hemorrhage
D)evisceration
E)wheals
2
Tissue swelling caused by lymphatic obstruction is called:
A)erythema.
B)peripheral vascular disease.
C)lymphedema.
D)necrosis.
E)lymphadenopathy.
3
Which white blood cells are also called polymorphonuclear leukocytes?
A)neutrophils
B)eosinophils
C)basophils
D)monocytes
E)lymphocytes
4
A change in the structure or physiology of bacteria in response to an antibiotic is called:
A)shape-shifting.
B)pathogenesis.
C)mutation.
D)antibody production
E)mitosis.
5
Which of the following terms has a suffix that means deficiency?
A)antibody
B)polymorphonuclear
C)neutropenia
D)hypoxic
E)erythroblast
6
What is the medical term that means the state of being protected?
A)immunology
B)immunize
C)immunity
D)immune
E)immunosuppressed
7
What does the suffix -phil mean?
A)basic
B)attraction
C)cell
D)structure
E)white
8
Serum is identical to plasma except that it does NOT contain which item(s)?
A)albumin
B)globulin
C)clotting proteins
D)waste products
E)clotting proteins
9
What is another term for platelet?
A)thrombocyte
B)monocyte
C)erythrocyte
D)leukocyte
E)neutrophil
10
Which type of laboratory report lists the percentages of the various kinds of leukocytes in a blood sample?
A)differential white blood cell count
B)hematocrit
C)hemoglobin
D)red blood count
E)prothrombin time
11
Which term means the percentage of total blood volume composed of red blood cells?
A)hematocrit
B)hemoglobin
C)complete blood count
D)partial prothrombin
E)hemoptysis
12
Which of the following terms means the process of ingestion and destruction?
A)blastosis
B)parasitic
C)phagocytic
D)phagocytosis
E)lysis
13
Which of the following statements is true regarding blood plasma?
A)It makes up 22% of the proteins in the blood.
B)Plasma is 91% water.
C)Nutrients do not dissolve in plasma.
D)Plasma does not contain suspended particles.
E)Plasma is a cloudy, whitish liquid.
14
Which of the following does NOT influence red blood cell production?
A)glucose
B)iron
C)folic acid
D)amino acids
E)vitamin B12
15
Which of the following is a genetic disorder?
A)pernicia anemia
B)sickle cell anemia
C)iron-deficiency anemia
D)rickets
E)hypoxia
16
What does a fibroblast do?
A)ingests debris
B)produces new platelets
C)forms fibrin
D)attaches to a diseased blood vessel as a clot
E)forms collagen fibers
17
Which of the following organs serves as a reservoir for erythrocytes and platelets?
A)the liver
B)the bone marrow
C)the aorta
D)the spleen
E)the tonsil
18
Which of the following is NOT a function of blood?
A)maintaining body temperature
B)transporting nutrients
C)controlling sugar
D)forming clots
E)regulating pH and osmosis
19
What is removed from the tissues by the lymphatic system?
A)minerals
B)albumin
C)macrophages
D)debris
E)sodium
20
Which of the following is NOT true of the red blood cell?
A)It transports oxygen.
B)It transports carbon dioxide.
C)It transports nitric oxide.
D)It lives 120 days.
E)It produces antibodies.







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