anp 2

  1. Except for the amount of __________, plasma and interstitial fluid differ little in composition.   
  2. The agranular leukocyte (agranulocyte) that is capable of phagocytosis is the __________.
  3. Reticulocyte is a stage in the development of __________.
    red blood cells
  4. People with type "O" blood are considered "universal donors" for transfusions because __________.
    their blood lacks A and B antigens
  5. The white blood cell type that most rapidly increases in number after a bacterial infection is the __________.
  6. Antigens of the surface of red blood cells are also called ________ and antibodies in the blood plasma are also called ________.
    agglutinogens; agglutinins
  7. Most of the protein factors that are required for clotting are synthesized by
    the liver.
  8. The formed elements of blood consist of _________.
    • white blood cells                  
    • platelets                  
    • red blood cells                  
    • All of these are formed elements of blood
  9. The most abundant solute in plasma is __________.
  10. Red blood cells (RBCs) are removed from the circulation after about __________.
    120 days
  11. Red blood cells carry __________ to the lungs and __________ to the tissues
    carbon dioxide; oxygen
  12. The formed elements are largely produced within the __________.
    red bone marrow
  13. __________ stimulates production of red blood cells
  14. A person with a type A positive blood type can safely receive blood from all donors except
    B positive or negative
  15. is not a surface antigen found on red blood cells
    type o
  16. The largest white blood cell in circulation is the __________.
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