Flashcards in Circulatory(blood) Deck (11):
Composed mainly of water and contains many dissolved substances .glucose ,carbon dioxide hormones ,salt, lipid ,nitrogenous wastes and protein that assist clotting and in the immune response
Red blood cells
Biconcave disks with no nucleus and no major organelles, most abundant cell type in blood, transport oxygen through blood , hemoglobin
An iron containing protein that can bind to oxygen molecules
White blood cells
Important fighting off infectious disease such as phagocyte and lymphocytes
Are not really cells at all; they are packets of cytoplasm that relates the enzyme thromboplastin when they come into contact with a foreign substance within the blood or the rough edges of an open wound
What does thromboplastin do?
Sets off a chain reaction that converts fibrinogen, a soluble protein found in the blood plasma, into fibrin, a tough, insoluble fibrous protein that traps red blood cells and thereby forms blood clots that stop blood loss from an open wound
When heart contracts(ventricle )
When heart relax
What is blood type o?
What is blood type ab?