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1

Name the body fluid compartments

Intracellular
Interstitial
Lymph
Plasma

2

Hydrostatic pressure

Pushes water out of a vessel due to the pressure of the heart pumping

3

Oncotic pressure

Pulls water into a vessel due to proteins within the vessel

4

How much of the body is intracellular fluid?

2/3

5

How much of the body is extracellular fluid?

1/3

6

Proportions of interstitial fluid and plasma within extracellular fluid

80% interstitial
20% plasma

7

Types of capillary

Fenestrated
Sinusoid
Continuous

8

What are STARLING'S FORCES?

Hydrostatic pressure within the capillary (Pc)
Hydrostatic pressure within surrounding tissue (Pi)
Oncotic pressure from plasma proteins
Oncotic pressure from proteins in the interstitial fluid

9

What is OSMOLARITY?

The measure of the osmotic pressure across a semi permeable membrane

10

What is TONICITY?

Measure of osmotic pressure that a substance exerts across a semipermeable membrane in comparison to blood plasma

11

Components of ORT

Glucose
Potassium salt
Sodium Chloride
Disodium hydrogen citrate

12

What are the two plasma proteins that water moves through?

SGLT1
Aquaporins