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Parts of blood

Plasma
Red blood cells
White blood cells
Platelets

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Plasma

Liquid part
- transports food + heat

3

Red blood cells (erythrocytes)

Transport oxygen
Made in bone marrow
Contain haemoglobin
Broken down in liver + spleen
No nuclei + no mitochondria
Bioconcave shape

4

White blood cells
Leucocytes

Fight infection / defend body
Have nucleus
No definite shape

5

Leukaemia

Cancer where white blood cells are produced too rapidly and are immature

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Lymphocytes

25% WBC
Make antibodies

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Monocytes

5%
Engulf and digest bacteria

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Phagocytes

70% WBC

9

Platelets - thrombocytes

Formed in bone marrow
Clot blood

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Human blood groups

O
A
AB
B

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Rhesus factor

Blood groups can be rhesus positive or negative , means chemical of Rhesus factor is on the surface of their red blood cells