What is plasma
The fluid portion of blood with cloting factors that makes up 45% to 78% of blood volume
Where is blood stored when the body doesn't need all of its blood circulating?
What is the average life span of a red blood cell in dogs?
What is the process of aging in red blood cells called?
Normal state of the body -composition of body tissue fluid is maintained as constant as possible.
BODY LIKE SAME : )
Less plasma in bloodstream, and cells become more concentrated.
Extra fluid in the plasma which dilutes the cells.
A multilobed, segmented nucleus
When a cell ingests a microorganism
Non-segmented nucleus with varying shapes
What is the difference between plasma and serum?
Plasma is whole blood without cells. Serum is whole blood without the cells and clotting elements.
(Or Plasma without the clotting factors.)
What is Anemia?
A condition where there is decreased oxygen carrying capacity of the blood. This is caused by there not being enough red blood cells, hemoglobin concentration or both.
What makes up 93% of plasma?
What is Hemoglobin?
The protein in RBCs that gives them their red color and allows them to carry oxygen
Term used for aging cells
2 normal physiological states of hemoglobin
Oxyhemoglobin and Deoxyhemoglobin
what is the normal pcv (packed cell volume) range for a cat
24% - 45%
what is the normal pcv (packed cell volume) range for a dog
37% - 55%
When would an eosinophil be present and why?
At the site of an allergic reaction, their granules contain anti-inflammatory properties.
3 - types of lymphocytes
T - lymphocytes (B- cells)
B - lymphocytes (T- cells)
Natural Killer (NK) cells
What is produced during the breakdown of hemoglobin?
What is the purpose of hemoglobin?
Transport oxygen to tissues..
Which blood cell is responsible for carrying oxygen to the tissues?
Which WBC produces antibodies?
Where do blood cells originate?
what WBCs are agranulocytes
Which WBCs are granulocytes
Eosinophils, Basophils, neutrophils
True or False: Both T cells & B cells can become memory cells.
What are the 3 main functions of blood
Transportation, Regulation, & Defense
What are the 4 primary functions of the lymphatic system
Removal of excess tissue fluid, Waste material transport, Filtration of lymph, & Protein transport.
Red Blood Cell
White Blood Cell
What are 3 plasma proteins?
Albumins, Globulins and Fibrinogen
What do lymphocytes produce?
Erthroctyes are formed in bone marrow by a process called?
What does the blood transport?
List the 5 WBC types
What does the blood regulate?
tissue fluid content
Erythropoietin is a hormone made by the kindeys. What does this have to do with RBCs?
Erythropoietin stimulates bone marrow to increase the relase of RBCs
low levels of oxygen in the blood
What does serum have that plasma does not?
fibrinogen and other clotting factors