liquid medium, stick, straw-colored fluid, takes 55% of blood. 90% water. cells receive nourishment (vitamins, minerals, amino acids, glucose) from dissolved substances in this.
another name for red blood cells. transport oxygen/carbon dioxide to everywhere.
hemogoblins! molecule that actually transports oxygen and carbon dioxide (on RBC)
How long do blood cells survive? (at most)
how many blood cells are created every second?
Where are RBCs formed?
what mineral is contained in hemoglobin?
another name for white blood cells
how many WBC per cubic millimeter of blood?
How long can white blood cells live?
cells that engulf invading organisms (microorganisms)
proteins that help destroy substances, such as bacteria/viruses. different types of _______ are located in the plasma and is characteristic to a person's blood type.
fragments of large cells - important to producing blood clots. formed in bone marrow. life span of 7-11 days.
long, sticky chains of _____ helps to trap platelets to form blood clots.
a person's ___________ is determined by the antigens on their blood cell's and the Rh factor present in the blood.
protein/carb that acts as a signal, enabling the body to recognize foreign substances. located on the blood cell. characteristic to a person's blood type. abbv. for "antibody-generating substance"
how many groups of blood type are there?
clumping of red blood cells, happens when antigen recognizes foreign substance and has a negative reaction.
AB type blood cannot receive blood from any of the other types. fact.
named after rhesus monkey. 85% of US pop. has this.
an Rh incompatibility (big word. keith you wont get it. neither will I. haha)
a condition that is caused by a lack of RBCs.
superior vena cava
where blood enters the heart from the body's veins (on the TOP)
inferior vena cava
where blood enters the heart from the body's veins (on the BOTTOM)
upper right chamber of the heart. where blood is deposited from the vena cava's.
upper left chamber of the heart. where blood is deposited from the pulmonary veins
blood is pumped here, from the right atrium through the tricuspid valve.
blood is pumped here, from the left atrium through the mitral valve
valve separating the right atrium from the right ventricle.
valve separating the left atrium from the left ventricle.
blood is deposited to the entire body from this part of the heart. (exit)
valve leading from the left ventricle to the aorta.
the ONLY artery that carries deoxygenated blood. blood flows through here to the lungs from the heart.
the ONLY vein that carries oxygenated blood. blood flows through here from the lungs to the hears.
valve that separates the pulmonary artery from the right ventricle.
the heart is withheld in this sack of nastiness. surrounds and protects the heart. also reduces friction as heart beats.
carry deoxygenated blood from the entire body to the heart.
carry oxygenated blood from the heart to the entire body.
group of specialized cells that flood the heart muscles with an electromagnetic impulse, signaling them to contract. known as the pacemaker of the heart.
group of specialized cells in the atrium that delay the left ventricle from contracting at the same time as the right ventricle. this allows the atria to fully contract and empty.
bundle of his
this bundle transports the signal sent from the atrioventricular node to the heart muscles, telling them to contract the left ventricle.
after the bundle of his, these branches carry the electrical impulse from to the purkinjie fibers to tell the left ventricle to contract.
how many layers do both veins and arteries have?
pressure exerted on artery walls during contraction of the artery.
pressure exerted on the artery walls during the resting phase of the artery.
this type of circulation is the blood flow to/from the heart/lungs.
this type of circulation is the blood from form the heart to all other body tissues.
type of systemic circulation, blood flow from heart to the heart muscles.
hepatic portal circulation
type of systemic circulation, blood flow from the heart to the liver.
type of systemic circulation, blood flow from the heart to the kidneys.
returns leaked fluid to circulatory systems. lymph nodes are placed along this system
placed along lymph. system, filled with white blood cells. ________ swell up when you have an infection. no wonder they exploded when people caught the black plague.
how many liters max (average) does an adult have of blood in his/her body?
disorder caused by too many WBCs
anti-anti-Rh substance that saves fetus from attacking Rh- antibodies.
male sex organ that fills with erythrocytes when aroused
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