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Seven Functions of the Blood
- transport gasses
- distribute nutrients
- transport metabolic hormones thorughout the body
- maintaining pH and electrolyte composition
- Preventing fluid loss
- Carrying toxins produed by infection
Blood is what type of tissue
Two main divisions of blood
Plasma and formed elements
Three subdivisions of plasma
Albumins and Globulins and clotting proteins
Albumins fucntion and origin
produced by liver to maintain plama osmotic pressure
Globulins 2 divisions
transport globulins and immunoglobulins
function of transport globulins
produced in liver, bind to less solutble molecules to transport them.
antibodies involved in humoral or b-cell mediated response.
3 types of Formed Elements
Erythrocytes, leukocytes and platelets
Elisa stands for
Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay
Elisa was used to.
detect fibrin using antifibrin antibodies
Types of leukocytic disorders
granulocytic leukemia, lympocytic leukemia, Infectious mononucleosis
Types of anemia
iron deficiency anemia, sickle cell anema, polycythemia and pernicious anemia
infectious mononucleosis is caused by
the epstien barr virus tht results in an overproduction of agranulocytic leukocytes
What was used to wash the wells
hemolysis of fetal erythrocytes caused by an immune response by the Mother's RH- blood.