Ch18 Blood 2
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Ch18 Blood 2
Where are plasma proteins formed and what is the exception?
Formed in the liver. Except globulins they are produced by plasma cells.
These are free amino acids in the blood plasma.
- toxic end products of catabolism
- normally removed by the kidneys
Glucose, vitamins, fats, cholesterol, phospholipids, and minerals are all ______?
Na+ makes up 90% of plasma cations
Resistance of a fluid to flow, resulting from the cohesion of its particles
Whole blood is ___ to ____ as viscous as water?
4.5 to 5.5
Plasma is ___ times as viscous as water and in important in _______ function?
The total molarity of those dissolved particles that cannot pass through the blood vessel wall
Osmolarity of blood
Blood absorbs too much water, increasing the blood pressure if blood Osmolarity is ____?
Too much water stays in tissue, blood pressure drops, and edema occurs is blood Osmolarity is _____?
Optimum osmolarity is achieved by the body’s regulation of?
sodium ions, proteins, and red blood cells
How many platelets does an adult produce every day?
How many RBC's does an adult produce every day?
How many WBC's does an adult produce every day?
Production of blood, especially its formed elements
Hemopoietic tissues produces ____ cells.
Produces stem cells for first blood cells
•Colonize fetal bone marrow, liver, spleen, and thymus
Red bone marrow prduces how many of the formed elements?
Formerly called hemocytoblasts or hemopoietic stem cells
Pluripotent stem cells (PPSC)
Specialized stem cells only producing one class of formed element of blood
Blood formation in the bone marrow
Blood formation in the lymphatic organs