Lab 1 Test

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Lab 1 Test
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2012-10-25 15:55:31
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White blood cells EKGs
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WBC, EKGs
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  1. Average # of Leukocytes/ul of blood?
    4,800 - 10,800
  2. Leukocytes (WBC)
    Are the only formed elements that are complete cells
  3. Leukocytes account for _____ of total blood volume.
    < 1%
  4. Leukocyte function.
    Protect body from bacteria, viruses, parasites, toxins, and tumor cells.
  5. What means of transport do leukocytes use?
    The circulatory system.  Transport to areas of the body (mostly loose connective/lymphoid tissues) where they mount inflammatory or immune responses.
  6. What signals prompt WBCs to leave bloodstream?
    Sites of inflammation, they move through tissue spaces by amoeboid motion (forming cytoplasmic extenstions to move them along)
  7. What is positive chemotaxis?

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