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What are the granular type leukocyte?
basophils, neutrophils, eosinophils
The heart is located between the lungs in this.
mediastinum
What are the three major components of the cardovascular system?
the heart, the arteries and the veins
What is the bood composed of?
cellular portion and fluid portion (plasma)
What are the tree basic cells which comprise the cellular portion of the blood?
erythrocytes, leukocytes, and thrombocytes
What is a CBC?
complete blood count
What are RBCs?
red blood cells or erythrocytes
Leukocytes can be divided into two basic categories. They are ______and________.
granular and agranular
The agranular are divided into ________ and ________.
lymphocytes and monocytes
thrombocytes are also called ________.
platelets
megakaryocytes are important in what way to the blood?
They play a major role in tblood clotting and are a major component of the CBC
The ocygen-carrying pigment of the erythrocytes is called __________
hemoglobin
WBCs are? AKA?
white blood cells and are also known as leukocytes
The arteries carry the blood _____ the heart
away from
The veins carry the blood ________ the heart.
towards