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BSC1020 Test 2 (Set 3: Blood)

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blood transports
blood cells, building materials, waste, hormones
blood regulates
heat, pH, ions
blood protects by
clotting, carrying immune system
average volume of blood
1.5 gallons / 5 liters
plasma is ___ of volume
55%
plasma is the ___ part of blood
nonliving
formed elements
living part of blood
red blood cells carry
oxygen
hemoglobin, a molecule in RBC
contains 4 irons, each carries 1 oxygen
white blood cells carry
immunty
there are __ varieties of white blood cells
5
platelets
help stop bleeding and are not alive
anemia
blood with low oxygen carrying capacity
sickle cell anemia
deformed red blood cells
AIDS
attacks white blood cells
thrombosis
obstruction of an artery or vein due to blood clot