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1

what plasma protein is involved in clotting the blood?

fibrinogen

2

what plasma protein is involved in producing antibodies?

globulin

3

which portion of the blood carries fatty acids, salts, glucose, protein, amino acids, vitamins, enzymes, hormones, and waste products?

plasma

4

water makes up what percentage of plasma?

90%

5

what helps clot minor injuries to vessels?

platelets

6

what has the lifespan of months to years?

white blood cells

7

what is the role of thrombin in the clotting process?

turns fibrinogen into water insoluble fibrin