cardiovascular - WBC are able to pass through capillary...

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You have over 25,000,000,000,000 RBCs Your body has over 100,000 km of blood vessels, The pulmonary circuit carries blood between the heart and the lungs. The systemic circuit carries blood between the heart and the rest of the body Blood Transfer nutrients Transfer respiratory gasses Remove waste Transfer hormones Temperature regulation Hemoglobin – complex protein containing iron Iron causes blood to be red
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Unformatted text preview: WBC are able to pass through capillary walls Chief function is to fight infection Pus = dead WBCs Larger than RBCs and have a nucleus Move using pseudopodia Plasma 55% Water (90% of plasma) Proteins Salts Substances being transported (oxygen, co2, nutrients, wastes, hormomes) Cellular elements (45%) RBC Lymph Carried in special veins 1/2 Contains WBCs Eventually becomes part of plasma 2/2...
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