- 17.1: The blood volume in an adult averages approximately (a) 1 L, (b) 3 ...
- 17.2: The hormonal stimulus that prompts red blood cell formation is (a) ...
- 17.3: All of the following are true of RBCs except (a) biconcave disc sha...
- 17.4: The most numerous WBC is the (a) eosinophil, (b) neutrophil, (c) mo...
- 17.5: Blood proteins play an important part in (a) blood clotting, (b) im...
- 17.6: The white blood cell that releases histamine and other inflammatory...
- 17.7: The blood cell that can become an antibody-secreting cell is the (a...
- 17.8: Which of the following does not promote multiple steps in the clott...
- 17.9: The normal pH of the blood is about (a) 8.4, (b) 7.8, (c) 7.4, (d) ...
- 17.10: Suppose your blood is AB positive. This means that (a) agglutinogen...
- 17.11: (a) Define formed elements and list their three major categories. (...
- 17.12: Discuss hemoglobin relative to its chemical structure, its function...
- 17.13: If you had a high hematocrit, would you expect your hemoglobin dete...
- 17.14: What nutrients are needed for erythropoiesis?
- 17.15: (a) Describe the process of erythropoiesis. (b) What name is given ...
- 17.16: Besides the ability to move by amoeboid motion, what other physiolo...
- 17.17: (a) If you had a severe infection, would you expect your WBC count ...
- 17.18: (a) Describe the appearance of platelets and state their major func...
- 17.19: (a) Define hemostasis. (b) List the three major phases of coagulati...
- 17.20: (a) Define fibrinolysis. (b) What is the importance of this process?
- 17.21: (a) How is clot overgrowth usually prevented? (b) List two conditio...
- 17.22: How can liver dysfunction cause bleeding disorders?
- 17.23: (a) What is a transfusion reaction and why does it happen? (b) What...
- 17.24: How can poor nutrition lead to anemia?
- 17.25: What blood-related problems are most common in the aged?
Solutions for Chapter 17: Blood
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A pipelike opening through which magma moves toward Earth’s surface. It terminates at a surface opening called a vent.
That portion of a stream’s load carried in solution.
A streamlined asymmetrical hill composed of glacial till. The steep side of the hill faces the direction from which the ice advanced.
Environmental lapse rate
The rate of temperature decrease with increasing height in the troposphere.
The slope of a stream; generally measured in feet per mile.
The water portion of our planet; one of the traditional subdivisions of Earth’s physical environment.
A massive igneous body intruded between preexisting strata.
A center of low pressure characterized by cyclonic winds.
The angle between the planes of Earth’s equator and orbit.
One in which both matter and energy flow into and out of the system. Most natural systems are of this type.
See Jovian planet.
A lava flow with a smooth-toropey surface.
Conspicuously large crystals embedded in a matrix of finer-grained crystals.
A model that illustrates the origin of the three basic rock types and the interrelatedness of Earth materials and processes.
An elongated ridge of sand that projects from the land into the mouth of an adjacent bay.
A fault along which the movement is horizontal.
A layer of water in which there is a rapid change in temperature in the vertical dimension.
The movement of water in an erratic fashion, often characterized by swirling, whirlpool-like eddies. Most streamflow is of this type.
Radiation with a wavelength from 0.2 to 0.4 micrometer.
The rising of cold water from deeper layers to replace warmer surface water that has been moved away.