Chapter 12 - The Blood

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Chapter 12 - The Blood
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2014-04-22 16:35:01
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  1. Circulating blood serves the bodies in three ways; name them.
    transportation, regulation, and protection
  2. How much blood does the average adult have in the body?
    5 liters
  3. Whole blood is viscous or ______.
    thick
  4. blood varies in color from bright scarlet to dark red, depending on how much __________ its carrying
    oxygen
  5. What is important in maintaing homeostasis?
    the circulation of blood
  6. What is a liquid connective  tissue?
    Blood
  7. What are some substances transported in the blood?
    oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients,electrolytes, vitamins, hormones, urea, and toxins.
  8. What is the blood's average pH range?
    7.35-7.45
  9. An average blood pH range of 7.4 is considered slightly ________. It is controlled by ________ buffers.
    alkalinic, buffers

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