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what percentage of plasma is H2O?

about 91%

2

define a colloid

a liquid with suspended material that doesn't settle out

3

Name the 3 plasma proteins

albumin
globulins
fibrinogin

4

what is the function of albumin?

helps to transport some molecules
participates in maintaining osmotic balance

5

what is the fn of globulins

some are antibodies, some are transport molecules

6

what is the fn of fibrinogen?

formation of clots

7

what are the components of plasma

water
proteins
ions
nutrients
waste products
gases
regulatory substances

8

what is the fn of the ions in plasma?

involved in osmosis, membrane potentials and acid base balance

9

what are some examples of nutrients in plasma?

glucose, amino acids, cholesterol, vitamins

10

what are some examples of waste products

urea
uric acid
creatinine
ammonia salts
bilirubin
lactic acid

11

what are some gases in the plasma?

O2, CO2, N

12

what are examples of regulatory substances in plasma?

hormones
enzymes