Blood Study Guide #1

Blood Quiz Study Guide #1

Know the Following:

The five functions of blood. (be complete)

The Composition of blood

What % of blood is water?

Why is water important in blood?

What % of blood is Plasma?

What are interstitial fluids?

What is the difference between plasma and interstitial fluid?

What prevents plasma proteins from entering the interstitial fluid?

What are the three primary classes of plasma proteins?

What is the function of the three types of plasma proteins? Be sure you can integrate the following terms into your answers: Antibodies, transport proteins, fibrin and serum.

What is a Formed element?

I am not going to test you on how formed elements are produced

What is hematocrit?

Know the importance of RBC’s

What is hemoglobin?

What binds to hem?

What binds to globin?

What is anemia?

Skeletal Muscle Study Guide



The following was covered in class. Most of the information comes from your book or the animation clips found here on the web site.


  1. The three types of muscle tissue
  2. Functions of the skeletal muscle system
  3. The names of the connective tissues found
    1. Around the muscle
    2. Around a muscle fassicle
    3. Around a muscle fiber
  4. Terms:
    1. Sarolemma
    2. Sarcoplasm
    3. Transverse tubule (T tubules)
    4. Myofilaments            (thick and thin)
    5. Sarcoplasmic Reticulum
    6. Cisterna
    7. Sarcomere
    8. Bands and Lines: (See Sarcomere animation)

                                               i.     Z line

                                             ii.     M line

                                            iii.     A band

                                            iv.     I Band

                                             v.     H zone


  1. Muscle can do two things.
  2. The role of ATP, Ca2+, Mg2+, and muscle proteins play in muscle contraction. See Actin and Myosin animation
  3. Know the difference between “fast” muscle fibers and “slow” muscle fibers (light meat “vs” dark meat).
  4. Isometric
  5.  test