Flashcards in CIRCULATORY SYSTEM PT 3 - BLOOD & BLOOD PRESSURE Deck (25)
Describe the characteristics of Blood.
such as: (Fluid/Cell %, pH #, male/female BV)
- 55% fluid / 45 % cell
- pH 7.4
-MALE BV: 5-6L
-FEMALE BV: 4-5L
What is Plasma?
Fluid matrix of blood contaning nutrients, wastes, and hormones
Define the function of this plasma protein: Albumin
Define the function of this plasma protein: Globulins
Transport protein and immune responses
Define the function of this plasma protein: Fibrinogen
(Red Blood Cell)
Oxygen carrying protein, living to 120 days.
Percentage of BV occupied by RBCs
(White Blood Cell)
A phagocytosis in immune responses
Name the 3 Granular Leukocytes.
What is the function of Neutrophils/Polymorphonuclears?
Most common phagocytosis
What is the function of Eosinophils?
Allergic reactions and Parasitic infections
What is the function of Basophils?
Stress and allergic responses
Name the 2 Agranular Leukocytes.
What are the cells contained in Lymphocytes?
Natural Killer Cells
Increase WBC count
Decrease WBC count
Describe the function of Platelets.
They stop bleeding and promote clotting, living to 5-9 days
Define Blood Pressure.
Generated by Ventricular Contractions - pressure from blood vessel walls
Define Systolic BP.
High arterial pressure during ventricular systole
Define Diastolic BP.
Low arterial pressure during ventricular diastole
What is Mean Arterial Pressure (MAP)?
Average blood pressure in arteries