Blood is considered a type of _ tissue.
Plasma represents__ percent of a normal blood sample.
What formed elements are essential to Gas exchange?
RBC (red blood cells)
Describe a red blood cell
A red blood cell is very small and when they lack a nucleus (this saves space). They also have a concave shape which mean that have a large surface area that enables them to carry lots of oxygen. They have a cytoplasm with haemoglobin.
The normal red blood cell count of an adult male is?
The normal red blood cell count of an adult female is?
Increases in the number of red blood cells increase the
Oxygen carrying capacity of blood.
What is the average life span of a red blood cell?
red blood cell production is stimulated by the hormone _ - released from the kidney I'm response to low oxygen.
After birth, red blood cells are produced in the
red bone marrow
What mineral is necessary for the production of normal red blood cells?
The heme portion of red blood cells decomposed into iron and
Damaged red blood cells are reticuloendothelial cells called
The cytokines that stimulate white blood cell production are
interlakins csp cells
The most numerous type of white blood cell is?
The white blood cell that forms antibodies necessary for immunity to specific diseases is the
The normal white blood cell count is _to _ per cubic mm of blood
White blood cells combat infection by?
The substances found in the cytoplasmic granuals of basophils include
Heparin and histamine
The blood element responsible for the formation of blood clots and control of bleeding is the
Significant in maintaining osmotic pressure
Antibodies of immunity that transport fats an vitamins
In the last step of clood clotting, and the largest
What gasses are found in plasma?
Dissolved Nitrogen, oxygen, and carbon dioxide
What nutrients are found in plasma
amino acids, simple sugars, nucleotides and lipids
The most abundant plasma electrolytes are
A platelet plug begins to form when
platelets are exposed to rough surfaces
The basic event in the formation of a blood clot is the transformation of a soluble plasma protein, _ to an insoluble protein _
fibrinogen to fibrin
Prothrombin is a plasma protein produced by the _
A fragment of a blood clot that is traveling in the bloodstream is called an?
The clumping of red blood cells when unlike blood is mixed is due to antibodies in the plasma and antigens in the
A person with type A blood has
Agglutinogen A and Anti-B agglutinins
Agglutinins for RH appear
only in response to stimulation by Rh agglutinogens