Flashcards in Chapter 12 Red Blood Cells Deck (10):
contains proteins, water, electrolytes, hormones and enzymes. Makes up 55% of blood
red blood cells, transport oxygen and carbon dioxide throughout body. Make up 44% of blood.
white blood cells; formed element; makes up less than 1% of blood. Part of immune response.
formed element; part of buffy coat; makes up less than 1% of blood; part of immune response
oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients, waste, hormones, enzymes, immune components
body temperature, body pH, fluid and electrolyte balance.
the percent of blood volume made up of erythrocytes.
contains both heme portions and globin portion; heme iron-containing complex transports oxygen. Globin is protein portion that transports carbon dioxide.