A&P Chapter 16

  1. the only fluid tissue in the body
    blood
  2. what type of tissue is blood
    connective tissue
  3. Components of blood
    • formed elements - blood cells
    • Fluid matrix - plasma
  4. Blood Functions:
    • Distribution
    • Regulation
    • Protection
  5. Blood function - distribution
    • 02 from lungs
    • nutrients from digestive tract
    • metobolic wastes from cell metabolism
    • transport hormones from endocrine organs
  6. Blood Function - Regulation
    • Maintain body temp (by absorbing and distributing heat)
    • Maintain pH
    • Maintain fluid volume (NaCl prevent fluid loss)
  7. Blood Functions - Protection
    • Prevent blood loss (when a bv is damaged)
    • Prevent infection (antibodies, WBC)
  8. Granulated Leukocytes
    • Neutrophils
    • Eosinophils
    • Basophils
  9. Neutrophils
    • most abundant
    • perioxidase and hydrolytic (burst things)
    • Chemically attracted to inflammation cites
    • Kill bacteria and fungi - phagocytosis
  10. Eosinophils
    • nucleus - 2 lobed connected by broad band
    • parasitic worms, and seasonal allergies
  11. Basophils
    • Large, coarse graules
    • Histamine response
    • Nucleus U/S shaped
    • Contain heparin - blood thinner
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A&P Chapter 16
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Blood
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