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straw-colored fluid with dissolved solutes and clotting factors (e.g., fibrinogen)
Plasma
plasma but without clotting factors.
Serum
Plasma is what % of blood?

RBC what %?

Buffy coat %?
-plasma = 55%

-RBC = 44+%

buffy coat = <1%
Whats in the buffy coat?
WBC and platelets
major component of plasma? what %?
water is 90% of plasma
smallest in size and account for around 60% to 80% of the total plasma proteins.
albumins
Carriers for various substances that are poorly soluble in plasma (such as bilirubin, bile salts, and penicillin) for transport in the plasma.
albumins
transport lipids and fat soluble vitamins
Alpha(α) and Beta(β) globulins
are antibodies produced by lymphocytes and function in immunity.
Gamma(γ) globulins
accounts for about 4% of the total plasma proteins.
Form insoluble fibrin threads essential in blood hemostasis.
Fibrinogen
another name for rbc portion of blood?
hematocrit
leukocytes move in amoeboid fashion and squeeze through pores
in capillary walls via _________ or ___________
diapedesis or extravasation
Granulocytes?
Basophils
Eosinophils
Neutrophils
Agranulocytes?
Lymphocytes
Monocytes
large spherical nucleus; not phagocytic; no granules
lymphocytes
kidney shaped nucleus; phagocytic; granules
monocytes
-Most abundant type of WBC
-multilobed nucleus
-Exhibit amoeboid motility while
becoming phagocytic cells
-incapable mitosis
Neutrophils
-Constitute part of the immune response towards allergic reactions and parasitic infections
-Bilobed nucleus
Eosinophils
-Least numerous less than 0.5 % of WBC.
-Nucleus appears lobulated (3 lobes) although obscure granules masks its visualization
Basophils
Basophils secrete?
-heparin and histamine, which are released in response to allergic reactions
-heparin sulfate (vasodilator agent)
-leukotrienes (smooth mm. constrictor promoter)
-Smallest of formed elements
-Lack nuclei
-Derived from megakaryocytes in the bone marrow.
-Capable of amoeboid movement
Platelets
(thrombocytes)