Hyposegmented nuclei occur in the neutrophils in _________________ and in
a. Sepsis; leukemia.
b. Sepsis; anemia.
d. Sepsis; sickle cell anemia.
Homeostasis is defined as:
a. Biological constancy or integrity of blood or the checking of the flow of blood,
especially from a vessel.
b. The spitting of blood; coughing up blood.
Infection of the marrow; infectious disease.
d. Blood cells reaching full maturity and entering the mainstream to begin their
Which statement is correct concerning the function of the blood cell?
a. Individually, each component of blood provides the maintenance for a
relatively stable environment of the body by a variety of mechanisms.
b. Together, the blood components provide the maintenance for a relatively
stable environment of the body by a variety of mechanisms.
One function of the erythrocyte is to aid in the maintenance of the delicate acid-
base buffer system of the body. Which part of the cell performs this function?