lymphatic system chapter 10

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lymphatic system chapter 10
2010-02-10 21:24:16
lymphatic system

home work questions from chapter 10 lymphatic system
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  1. name the three formed elements in the blood
    erythrocytes, thrombocytes, and leukocytes
  2. the function of erythrocyte
    to transport oxygen and carbon dioxide
  3. how many eyrthrocytes are in the body
    5 million
  4. the life span of erythocytes
    80 to 120 days
  5. the main fuction of leukocytes
    the bodys main defence against pathogens
  6. how manny leukocytes are found in the body
  7. name the 5 types of leukocytes
    neutrophils, basophils, eosinophils, monocytes, lymphocytes
  8. state the function of thrombocytes
    play important role in blood clotting
  9. how many thrombocytes are found in the body
    200,000 to 500,000
  10. name the four blood types
    a, b, ab,o
  11. state the three functions of the lymphatic system
    transports protiens and fluids , protects body against pathogens, serves as a pathway for the absorbtion of fats
  12. name the three accessory organs of the lymphatic system
    speen, tonsils, thymus
  13. aggulatination
    the clumping together of bloodcells that are incompatible
  14. allergy
    reaction to a substance that is usually harmless
  15. antibodys
    protien substance produced in the body in responce to an invading foriegn substance