Unformatted text preview: clotting proteins The red blood cells, Carries oxygen from the lungs to cells. The red blood cells has hemoglobin, which is an iron-rich protein the can take up oxygen as the blood passes through the lungs and release it to the tissues. Platelets, Allows the blood to clot and stop the body from bleeding when cut or during surgery. Platelets help the clotting process by sticking to the lining of blood vessels. Basically they form scabs .The platelets help prevent abnormal or excessive bleeding and hemorrhaging by traveling to the site in the body that is cut or injured White blood cells, That help prevent diseases and strengthen immunity...
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2011 for the course HCA 240 taught by Professor Agnessamaniego during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10