chapter 12 blood.
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the average adult has
8 to 10 pints of blood in there body
function of blood
transporting fluid. carries nutrients from the digestive track. aids in fighting infection. aids in gas exchange
composition of blood
made up of plasma. contains eurythrocytes leukocytes and thrombocytes
red blood cells
white blood cells.
straw colored complex liquid comprising about 55% blood volume
blood plasma contains
water, plasma, nutrients, electrolytes, hormones, vitamins, enzymes. metabolic waste products.
rupture or bursting of rbc's
are larger than rbc's and are formed in the red marrow. and fight infection.
types of wbc's
neutrophils, eosinophils, basophils, monocytes, lymphocytes
gives rbc's there color
occurs when tissues are subjected to chemical or physical harm
signs of inflammation
redness warmth swelling and pain.
smallest of the solid components of blood
another name for blood clotting.
timeit takes for blood to clot. 4-16 minutes.
4 types of blood
type o blood
an antigen found only on the surface of a rbc.
a deficiency in the number of rbc's
iron deficiency anemia
often in woman. not enough iron in diet
caused by deficiency of vitamin b12
suppresion of the bone marrow
sickle cell anemia
chronic blood disease inherited from both parents
caused by a defect in HGB
to many rbc's
condition were a clot or embolis is carried into the blood stream until it reaches an artery to small for passage.
formation of a clot in a blood vessel.
loclized clotted mass of blood in an organ tissue or space.
disease were blood clots slowly or abnormally.. hereditary.
disease were there are a decrease in platelets.
cancerous or malignent condition which ther is a great increase in the number of wbc's. it interferes with o2 transport to tissues
malignent neoplasm of plasma cells. can lead to fractures or bone pain.
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