review for the blood and heart test

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Erythropoisesis making more red blood cells usually a result of being in an area of lower oxygen than you are use too.
leukocytes white blood cells average of 4,000 to 11,000 per cubic cc of blood
esoniphils white blood cells that increase during allergies
platelets fragments of megakaryocytic that clot bloood
O blood type recessive has not antibodies does not produce a clot when typing blood, universal donor
AB blood type universal recipient has both A and B antibodies so both window clot when typing blood
3 to 6 minutes usually takes blood this long to clot
carotid artery located in the neck, normally has the strongest pulse, supplies the brain with blood
blood pH 7.4 is the normal level
red bone marrow where blood cells are made
anemia decrease in oxygen carrying capacity of the blood
clotting coagulation of blood
hemophilia disease in which your blood won't clot
hemoglobin iron containing pigment that carries the oxygen in your blood
plasma liquid portion of blood
ischemia deficiency of blood
arterioles small arteries that lead to capillary beds
hypertension high blood pressure, damages the vessel walls and can lead to a clot (thrombosis)
aorta artery that carries blood to the body
arteries normally carry blood high in oxygen, always carry blood away from the heart
left atrium where freshly oxygenated blood returns to the heart
coronary arteries arteries that directly feed the heart (myocardium)
tachycardia heart beating greater than 100 bpm
bradycardia heart beating less than 100 bpm
hypertrophy enlargement of the heart muscle, normal result of exercise