lecture18nth - Blood has two fractions liquid(plasma cells...

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Unformatted text preview: Blood has two fractions: liquid (plasma) cells Figure 16-1 Blood has two fractions: liquid (plasma) cells Figure 16-1 Synthesis of blood cells = hematopoiesis hormones or "factors" influencing differentiation: pluripotent hematopoietic stem cell erythropoietin (EPO) [kidney] erthyrocyte = RBC, leukocyte = WBC Figure 16-2 Figure 16-4c Iron metabolism Figure 16-7 Now let us consider how the red blood cells pick up oxygen and release carbon dioxide RESPIRATION Figure 17-1 Figure 17-2a Skeletal muscles not completely under conscious (voluntary) control Figure 17-2b 12-23 bronchi (single: bronchus) are semi-rigid tubes (cartilage reinforcement) bronchioles are collapsible, walls have smooth muscle speed of air flow is smaller Figure 17-4 ...
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