Describe the general
characteristics of blood, and
discuss its major functions.
Distinguish among the types of
Explain the control of red blood
Distinguish among the five types
of white blood cells
and give the function(s) of each type.
List the major components of
blood plasma, and describe
the functions of each.
Review the major steps in blood
Explain blood typing and how it
is used to avoid
adverse reactions following blood transfusions.
Distinguish between specific and
and provide examples of each.
Explain how two major types of
lymphocytes form and
how they provide immunity.
Distinguish between primary and
Distinguish between active and
Explain how allergic reactions,
reactions and autoimmunity involve immune mechanisms.