Medical Quiz

Blood/Lymphatic/Immune Quiz


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____________ is a combining form that means bone marrow; spinal cord.

A. Myel/o

B. Erythr/o

C. Cyt/o

D. Lymph/o


Erythrocytes are small, round, biconcave cells that transport oxygen and carbon dioxide through the blood.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


A medical term that can be used to describe platelets is ___________.

A. lymphocytes

B. leukocytes

C. erythrocytes

D. thrombocytes


__________ is a suffix that means deficiency.

A. ly/o

B. immun/o

C. -oma

D. -penia


Erthyrocytes are white blood cells that come in a variety of shapes and sizes.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Lymph differs from blood in that it does not contain erythrocytes or ___________.

A. Thrombocytes

B. Plasma

C. Leukocytes

D. Neutrophils


Thrombocytes are irregularly shaped cell fragments that aid in coagulation (blood clotting).

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Which body system serves to protect your body against infection and disease and is not contained within any one location in the body?

A. Lymphatic System

B. Drainage System

C. Cardiovascular System

D. Immune system


Which type of immunity is developed after exposure to a disease or vaccine?

A. Natural immunity

B. acquired active immunity

C. acquired passive immunity

D. acquired gained immunity


Which type of immunity are you born with?

A. acquired immunity

B. Natural immunity

C. acquired active immunity

D. acquired passive immunity


Thrombocytes aid in _________.

A. Immune surveillance

B. Destroying pathogens

C. Coagulation

D. The inflammatory response


Which type of immunity is considered short-term and comes from antibodies produced by a body other than your own?

A. Acquired passive immunity

B. Natural immunity

C. Lymphatic immunity

D. Acquired active immunity


________ is a suffix that means formation

A. -poeisis

B. -oma

C. -penia

D. -phage


Lymph is a colorless or faintly yellow fluid that helps remove waste, toxins, and other harmful substances from the body.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


________ is a combining form that means red.

A. Hemat/o

B. Leuk/p

C. Kary/o

D. Erythr/o


__________ is a prefix that means self.

A. -penia

B. anti-

C. auto-

D. meta-




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