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How many liters of blood do we have?
5
This plasma protein maintains osmotic pressure in capillaries
albumins
this plasma protein some carry cholesterol and others form antibodies to fight infection
globulins
name the two clotting proteins in the blood
prothrombin and fibrinogen
how long do erthrocytes live?
4 months
most hemoglobin from dead rbc's is recycled by the _____and ____
liver and spleen
stimulates stem cells in the red bone marrow to make more rbc's
erythropoietin
forms a meshwork that trapes rbc's and form the clot. An insoluble protein
fibrin
molecular surface marker on the rbc, stimulates the immune system to produce specific antibodies
antigen
protein molecule that binds to a specific antigen and destroys it
antibody
when blood types dont match this happens
agglutination reaction
this blood type is the universal recipient
AB
this blood type is the universal donor
0
red bone marrow doesnt produce rbc's
aplastic anemia
lack of vit B12 needed for rbc production
pernicious anemia
small biconcave discs
erthrocytes or red blood cells
ironcontainging protein
hemoglobin
the mother cells of erythrocytes
erythroblasts
platelets mother cells
megakaryocyte
anemia due to hemolysis. The destruction of red blood cells 2 major causes are malaria and snake bite
Hemolytic anemia
overproduction of rbc's
Polycythemia