Chapter 18 Blood - Basophils Granular Blue-staining A few...

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1 Blood Chapter 18 Background Blood basics Connective tissue Volume 8% of body weight Blood flow basics Arterial blood Away from heart Venous blood Toward heart Oxygenated Red Deoxygenated Blue/deep red Blood is thicker than water! Viscosity: resistance to flow Blood: 4.5-5.5 Water: 1.0 Blood composition Formed elements Erythrocytes* Leukocytes Thrombocytes Plasma Fluid portion Hematocrit Blood plasma Fluid portion 90% water Plasma proteins Albumins Globulins Alpha Beta Gamma Fibrinogen Erythrocytes (RBCs) O 2 2 transport Biconcave discs Unique shape surface area Oxygen transport No nucleus or mitochondria 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 7 8
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2 Not true cells 100-120 days Leukocytes (WBCs) Only formed elements that are true cells Ameboid Nearly invisible under microscope Staining Five specific types Leukocytes: granulocytes Neutrophils Granular Non-staining 6 hours to a few days Leukocytes: granulocytes Eosinophils Granular Pink-staining 8-12 days Leukocytes: granulocytes
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Unformatted text preview: Basophils Granular Blue-staining A few hours to a few days Leukocytes: agranulocytes Lymphocytes Agranular Large nuclei & thin layer of cytoplasm Hours to years Types of Lymphocytes T cells killer B cells Antibody producer Importance of sleep Killer T cells are the first line of defense against cancer ONE night without sleep reduces killer T cell count by 30% Leukocytes: agranulocytes Monocytes Agranular Largest cells in blood months Thrombocytes Clot formation Smallest of formed elements Fragments Megakaryocytes Ameboid 5 to 10 days Clot terminology 9 10 11 12 13 14 1 2 15 16 17 18 3 Thrombus Clot in a blood vessel Embolus Free floating thrombus Hemopoiesis The process of forming blood cells Erythropoiesis Leukopoiesis Blood stem cell Sites of hemopoiesis Red marrow Yellow marrow emergencies 19 20...
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This note was uploaded on 08/05/2011 for the course APK 2100 taught by Professor Dr.tillman during the Summer '07 term at University of Florida.

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