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Pineal Gland

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#2

Hypothalamus

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#3

Pituitary Gland

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Thyroid Gland

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Parathyroid Glands

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Thymus

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Adrenal Glands

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Pancreas

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Ovary

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Testis

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How many Erythrocytes in blood?

4-6 million 

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What is the function of Erythrocytes?

Transport oxygen and help transport carbon dioxide

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What are Leukocytes?

White Blood Cells for defense and immunity

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Which leukocytes are Granulocytes?

Neutrophils, Eosinophils, and Basophils

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Which Leukocytes are Agranulocytes?

Lymphocytes and Monocytes

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What is the purpose of platelets?

Blood clotting

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How many Leukocytes are in the blood?

4800-10,800

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How many platelets are in blood?

150,000-400,000

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Antigen/agglutinogens

Specific glycoproteins on the outer surface of the RBC plasma membrane

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Antibody/agglutinins

Plasma proteins that react with RBCs bearing different antigens, causing them to be clumped and eventually hemolyzed.

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Agglutination

Clumping of RBCs when antibodies react

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Type AB (contains Antigens A and B)

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Type B (contains Antigen B)

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Type A (contains Antigen A)

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Mediastinum

Central compartment of the thoracic cavity

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Visceral pericardium

Layer that covers the external surface of the heart (epicardium)

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Parietal pericardium

Outer layer of the fibrous pericardium surrounding the heart

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Myocardium

Cardiac Muscle 

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Endocardium

A thin serous endothelium that lines the ventricles

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Apex