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Red blood cell function
White blood cell function
What type of tissue is blood
Blood is a fluid tissue. It is classified as connective tissue because it cells surrounded by plasma.
Function of blood
Distribute a wide variety of substances that are cirtical.
The fluid portion of the blood
Plasma without clotting proteins
What is blood made of
1% Platelets and leukocytes.
45% Erythrocytes. (Carry oxygen)
Red blood cells are a package of what molocules
What is Hemoglobin
Red, iron containing pigment that carries oxygen in the blood.
Lifespan of a red blood cell
Four different blood types
A, B, AB, O.
What do these blood types stand for
Whether an individual possesses specific proteins with or without certain antigens.
Specialized proteins that aid in destroying infectious agents.
Transfer of blood from one person to another. It is important for the donor and patient to have the same blood type.
White blood cells.
They release a chemical called histamine that helps the infammitory process.
White blood cells without granules
Lymphocytes and monocytes.
Small fragments that circulate in the blood.