A & P 3

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A & P 3
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Anatomoy and Physiology Exam 3
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  1. Functions of Cardiovascular System
    • A. Transports
    • B. Temp. maintenance
    • C. Fluid balance
    • D. Acid-base balance
    • E. Hemostasis
    • F. Resistance
  2. Avg Adult Blood Volume=
    4-6 Liters
  3. Formed elements
    =cells & fragments
  4. erythrocytes
    hematocrit (45%)
  5. leukocytes + platelets
    buffy coat (<1%)
  6. Formed Elements (Cardiovascular System)
    • 1. erythrocytes
    • 2.leukocytes + platelets
  7. Plasma
    =fluid portion of unclotted whole blood
  8. Serum
    =fluid portion of clotted whole blood.
  9. Erythrocytes
    red blood cells
  10. Function of Erythrocytes
    transport Oxygen (hemoglobin)
  11. Erythropoiesis
    Red blood cell production
  12. Regulation of Erythropoiesis
    Hypoxia --> Kidney --> erythropoietin --> red marrow --> red blood cells
  13. Hypoxia
    decreased oxygen in blood
  14. antibodies
    naturally occurring

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