Cardiovascular System

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  1. Blood Composition
    • Plasma: 55%
    • Formed Elements: 45%
  2. Plasma Components
    • Albumin: 60%
    • Globulins: 35%
    • Fibrinogen: 4%
  3. WBC differential
    • Neutrophils: 2/3
    • Lymphocytes: 1/4-1/3
    • Monocytes: handful
    • Eosinophils: handful
    • Basophils: hardly any
  4. Hematocrit (Hct)
    • Avg. is 45%
    • males is higher
  5. Blood pH
    slightly alkaline

    pH 7.35-7.45
  6. Amount of blood in body
    ~8% of body weight

    5L

    M 5-6L; F 4-5L
  7. Temp
    Body Temp = 37Image Upload 1

    Blood Temp = 38Image Upload 2
  8. Erythrocyte life span
    100-120 days
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Cardiovascular System
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Blood, Heart, Blood Vessels
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