[Review Sheet] Blood review (1).docx - Blood Review 1 What are the formed elements in blood There are three classes of formed elements[Erythrocytes

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Blood Review 1. What are the formed elements in blood? There are three classes of formed elements [Erythrocytes] 1.Red Blood cells - [RBC], without nucleus, contain the pigment “Hemoglobin” which imparts the red color to blood and transport oxygen and carbon dioxide to and from tissues [Leukocytes] 2.White blood cells -Are a part of the body’s immune system. They help the body fight infection and other diseases. - Different types example; {(1)Granulocytes}Neutrophils, Eosinophils, and Basophils {(2)Monocytes & Lymphocytes} T cells and B cells [Thrombocytes] 3.Plateles - Are component of blood whose function is to react to bleeding from vessel injury by clumping, thereby initiating a blood clot. Describe the components of plasma . - A urine looking liquid, the upper layer of red blood cells - Accounts for 55% of the volume - Contains a variety of inorganic and organic substance dissolved or suspended in water What is serum? - Blood plasma without clotting factors - Clear portion that doesn’t involved in clotting Normal blood pH?
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