Unformatted text preview: 3. Hemoglobin is made of the protein globin and a pigment called heme. The pigment heme contains four iron atoms that combine with the oxygen in the lungs. In the tissues of the body, the oxygen is released and the protein globin now combines with the carbon dioxide from the interstitial fluids and carries it to the lungs where it is released. 4. The four categories of ABO blood groups are: I. Only A II. Only B III. Both A and B IV. Neither A or B 5. An antibody of one type will react with an antigen of the same type and cause agglutination, the clumping of the red blood cells. Anatomy & Physiology 6. The clotting mechanism goes to a ruptured blood vessel and attracts thrombocytes to the site of injury. Chapter 14 1) 5 2) 7 3) 6 4) 1 5) 3 6) 2 7) 11 8) 4 9) 8 10) 12 Chapter 15 1. Afferent, Efferent 2. Palatine 3. Spleen 4. Thymus Gland 5. Edema...
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- anatomy & physiology, Transports carbon dioxide