Topic 6 - Blood and Hematopoietic tissue 1) List some of...

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Blood and Hematopoietic tissue 1) List some of the important functions of blood a. Gas exchange b. pH regulation c. Electrolyte balance d. Nutrient transport e. Hormone transport f. Thermoregulation g. Immune system 2) Describe the major fluid compartments of the body and their relationship to total body weight a. ICF (intracellular fluid) (66%) i. Fluid inside. cells does not really change b. ECF (Extracellular fluid) (33%) i. Interstitial fluid (75% of ECF) 1. Surrounds cells but does not go in ii. Plasma (see below) iii. Trans-cellular fluid 1. CSF, Digestive juices, mucous 3) Describe the major constituents of blood and their approximate proportions a. Total volume is 5-6 liters 8% body weight b. Plasma (55% of blood volume) i. Mostly ware
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ii. Serum is plasma with clotting factors removed iii. Proteins 1. Albumin, globulins, fibrinogen c. Formed Elements (45% of blood volume) i. RBC & WBC 4) Describe the major cellular components of blood, list a function for each a. Formed Elements (45% of blood volume)
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course BIOL 437 taught by Professor Plochocki,jeffreyoswalt,mark during the Spring '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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