Causes of Cell Injury: Oxygen Deficiency


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If the hemoglobin is unable to let go of tightly bound oxygen molecules, the resulting hypoxia is a result of which of the following?

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1. If there is plenty of oxygen in the blood but none of it can be utilized by the tissues that are receiving it, this type of hypoxia is indicative of which of the following?

2. The causes of anemia include all of the following EXCEPT:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Oxygen deficiency causes severe damage to cells and has numerous causes. Take these assessments to test your understanding of the causes and effects of oxygen deficiency.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this worksheet-quiz set to test your understanding of:

  • Artery obstruction
  • Anemia
  • Hypoxia

Skills Practiced

With these assessments also test your skills with:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding oxygen deficiency
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as anemia
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such hypoxia

Additional Learning

Review the material in the lesson titled Causes of Cell Injury: Oxygen Deficiency that accompanies these assessments to complete the objectives of:

  • Differentiating between hypoxia and anoxia
  • Explaining the effects of ischemia and anemia
  • Discussing the effects of carbon monoxide and cyanide poisonings
  • Understanding the overall effects of oxygen deficiency