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1

When centrifuged, what happen to the blood in the vial?

It was separated into plasma and formed elements

2

What three things was the blood plasma tested for?

  1. Glucose
  2. Protein
  3. Sodium Chloride (NaCl)

3

What are the three types of blood cells?

  1. Red blood cells
  2. White blood cells
  3. platelets

4

What are the two types of white blood cells called?

Granulocytes and agranulocytes

5

What are the three types of granulocytes?

  1. Neutrophils
  2. Eosinophils
  3. Basophils

6

What are the two types of agranulocytes?

  1. Lymphocytes
  2. Monocytes

7

Neutrophils, eosinophils and basophils are classified as...

Granulocytes

8

Lymphocytes and monocytes are classified as...

Agranulocytes

9

Neutrophils, eosinophils, basophils, lymphocytes and monocytes are all... 

White blood cells

10

What is the most numerous type of white blood cell in a healthy individual?

Neutrophils

11

What type of white blood cell's nucleui have many lobes?

Neutrophils

12

What type of white blood cell has bi-lobed nuclei?

Eosinophils

13

Neutrophils are _____ the size of red blood cells.

twice

14

Eosinophils are:

a. Smaller than neutrophils

b. The same size as neutrophils

c. Larger than neutrophils

b. The same size as neutrophils

15

The smallest granulocyte is the...

Basophil

16

This agranulocyte is the same size as a basophil.

Lymphocyte

17

What is the main characteristic of a lymphocyte?

It's nucleus takes nearly the entire cytoplasm of the cell.

18

Which type of white blood cell is the largest?

Monocytes

19

What is the defining characteristic of a monocyte?

It's nucleus is kidney shaped.

20

Platelets aid in... 

clot formation

21

   What type of cell is bi-concave?

Red blood cell

22

What is the smallest of the formed elements in blood?

Platelets

23

A red blood cell is also known as an

erythrocyte

24

A white blood cell is also known as a

Leukocyte

25

Platelets are also known as...

Thrombocytes

26

Platelets are small parts of specialized cells called...

megakaryocytes

27

Benedict's reagent tested for...

Glucose

28

If the sample of plasma treated with Benedict's is blue, this indicates that...

The plasma has tested negative for glucose.

29

If the sample of plasma treated with Benedict's turns any color other than blue, this indicates that...

The sample has tested positive for glucose.

30

The plasma treated with Biuret's solution tests for...

Protein