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Unformatted text preview: fluids 7) What are the two divisions of the circulatory system? And briefly describe each. Pulmonary circulation, involves blood flow from the heart to the lungs back to the heart. This system is where the exchange of co2 for o2 takes place. Systemic circulation, involves blood flow from the heart to the body and back to the heart. This system is responsible for providing nourishment for the body. 8) What are the two primary components of blood? Formed elements like white and red blood cells, and plasma. 9) Which of the two primary components of blood accounts for the bulk of blood’s volume? Water & Red blood cells 10) Why does the body require a few days to adjust to high elevation airports or flying? Due to the production of more red blood cells, it takes time for the body to reach an appropriate balance. This is the case because the body is getting less air at higher elevations....
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2010 for the course AVI 497 taught by Professor Morrow during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.
- Spring '08