Blood Assignment Blood Functions : Understand the following functions of Blood. i. i) Transport Nutrients, Hormones, Wastes ii. ii) Regulates Body Temperature iii. iii) Provides Protection (Immune Response, Hemostasis) Blood Composition: write a short description of each of the following components of blood Plasma-proteins, enzymes, nutrients, wastes, hormones, and gases. clear liquid makes up 55% of blood Proteins- albumin, globulins, clotting, proteins used for defense and transport. Contributor to maintaining the osmotic pressure of plasma. Electrolytes- sodium, potassium, calcium, chloride, bicarbonate Homeostasis of our cells and organs Gases- oxygen and carbon dioxide transported by plasma Water- functions as solvent used for transport, and temperature regulation Formed Elements (cells): Briefly describe the functions for the following cells:
The ____hemoglobin_____ protein binds oxygen in RBCs.When oxygen combines with hemoglobin, it forms bright red ______oxyhemoglobin What is hypoxia? Hypoxia is a disease where the tissue is not oxygenated
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- Fall '16
- Anatomy, red blood cells