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Transport of Respiratory Gases by Blood

Most oxygen is transported bound to ___inside the red blood cells hemoglobin
A very small amount is carried simply dissolved in___. plasma
Most carbon dioxide is carried in the form of___in the plasma. bicarbonate ion
The reaction in which CO2 is converted to this chemical occurs more rapidly inside red blood cells than in plasma because the cells contain the enzyme___. carbonic anhydrase
After the chemical is generated, it diffuses into the plasma, and___diffuse into the red blood cells. chloride ions
This exchange is called the___. chloride shift
Smaller amounts of carbon dioxide are transported dissolved in plasma and bound to hemoglobin as___. carbimino Hb
The amount of CO2 carried by the blood is greatly influenced by the degree of oxygenated of the blood, an effect called___. Haldane effect
In general, the lower the amount of oxygen in the blood, the___CO2 that can be transported more
Conversely, as___CO2 enters the blood, it prompts oxygen to dissociate from___. hemoglobin
This effect is called the___. Bohr effect
Carbon monoxide poisoning is lethal because carbon monoxide competes with___for binding sites. oxygen
What 3 factors will decrease the percent saturation of hemaglobin in the tissues? lower pH, higher temperature, increase in BPG
Created by: butterflee21