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I.B. cardiovascular system: Blood (1)
function of blood
transport material, protection (antibodies), and regulates body temp
Red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets
Red blood cells
White blood cells
% of RBCs in formed elements
%of platelets and WBCs in formed elements
Plama % in whole blood
Formed elements % in whole blood
fragment of blood cells
Deficiency in number or function of RBCs
blood clot formation
measures the volume of RBCs in blood sample.
abnormally high WBCs count
absormally low WBCs count
very little, less than normal
production of abnormally high number of RBCs
Prefix indicating blood
Sickle cell anemia
RBC that contains an abnormal type of hemoglobin
because of this, these cells cannot transport oxygen, and they abstruct blood flow
ability of a cell to take into itself and digest another cell "cell eating"
blood pH range lower than 7.35
the formation of a blood clot in the blood vessel
disorder caused by a fetus with an Rh-positive blood factor and a mother who is Rh negative, causing red blood cell destruction in the fetus;
blood plams minus the clotting factors (fibrinogen)