Chapter 10 Blood The Body’s Drink!!. Anatomy and Physiology. Blood - Introduction. Blood – a type of connective tissue that consists of cells and cell fragments surrounded by a liquid matrix. The liquid portion is the plasma.
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Anatomy and Physiology
95% of the volume of blood consist of RBC or erythrocytes
5% consists of WBC or leukocytes and cell fragments called platelets or thrombocytesBlood Facts
Determine blood type video
New RBC are produced as quickly as they are destroyed
Hematopoiesis – process of blood cell production
Low blood oxygen level will cause RBC production
Blood cells are formed in red marrow in bones
Jaundice – a build up of bilirubin in circulation causing a yellow skin colorHistory of RBC
Remains is blood ~
10 – 12 hours
Dead cell debris forms pus at site of infection
Eosinophils – release chemicals that reduce inflammation
Basophils – help regulate inflammatory response
Release histamine = promotes inflammation
Release heparin – prevents clots3 Kinds of Granulocytes
A platelet plug is produced to seal off the wound
Serotonin is released to cause the blood vessels to constrict.
Blood clot – thrombus
Embolus – detached clot
A heart attack can occur from blockage of blood vessels that supply blood to heart
Streptokinase and aspirin can be given to break down the clotPreventing Blood Loss