Objectives-1, BIO 2320, Blood


1. Name the general components of the cardiovascular system. Describe the general function of the cardiovascular system. How much blood does an adult have?

2. Name and give the function of the blood formed elements.

3. Define hemoglobin, erythropoiesis, hemopoiesis, and erythropoietin.

4. Compare the color of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood.

5. Describe the ABO blood typing system. Which type is considered the universal donor? Universal recipient?

6. Define Rh factor and erythroblastosis fetalis.

7. Describe the structural and functional features of the different types of granulocytes and agranulocytes.

8. Describe the steps in hemostasis, including the extrinsic and intrinsic pathways. Where are most clotting factors made?

9. Name the vitamin important in synthesizing some clotting factors (esp. prothrombin).

10. Explain how clots dissolve.

11. Describe the prevention of intravascular clotting.

12. Define thrombus, embolism (embolus), and serum (plural sera).

13. Explain why hemophiliacs tend to have abnormal clotting.

14. Name the general components of plasma.

15. Define interstitial fluid.