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PhysioEx 9.0 Exercise 11 Blood Analysis Activity 1 Questions
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2. What is the significance of the "buffy coat" after you centrifuge the total blood sample?
3. As noted in the Exercise Overview, the average hematocrit for males is 42-52%, the average hematocrit for females is 37-47%, and erythropoietin is a hormone that is responsible for the synthesis of RBSs. Given this information, explain how a female could have a consistent hematocrit of 48, large, well-defined skeletal muscles, and an abnormally deep voice.

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Mar 25, 2012

2. The buffy coat appears is a thin layer of WBC that appears as a thin white thin between the RBC layer and plasma.



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