Blood

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Blood
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2010-01-27 17:59:52
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  1. What can you do to prevent Erythroblastosis fetalis?
    You can inject the mother with Rh immunoglobulin.
  2. Why is O- the universal donor?
    Because anyone can receive Rh- blood./
  3. There are 3 alleles for ABO blood types. What are they?
    A, B, and O
  4. How is the O allele written?
    lowercase i
  5. Is the O allele dominant or recessive?
    recessive
  6. How are A and B alleles written?
    They are written as superscripts after the capital letter I.
  7. A person with type A blood can be either __ (AA) or __ (AO) for this dominant trait.
    homozygous or heterozygous
  8. A person with type O blood doesn't show either A or B on his __.
    RBCs
  9. Which blood cell provides protection against many infectious diseases?
    WBCs
  10. What is another name for WBCs?
    Leukocytes
  11. What are 5 types of WBCs?
    • 1. Neutrophil
    • 2. Eosinophil
    • 3. Basophil
    • 4. Lymphocyte
    • 5. Monocyte
  12. What contain granules of substances involved in acute inflammatory or allergic reactions?
    Granulocytes
  13. How long is the lifespan of a granulocyte?
    12 hours

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