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Ch 12 Blood

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What are the 4 main types of blood? A B AB O
What is a chemical that your body produces to fight disease? Antibody
What is the living portion of your blood called? Red Blood Cell
What is the non- living portion of your blood called? Plasma
What is the chemical called in red blood cells that joins with oxygen and gives your blood its red color? Hemoglobin
What is the soft center of the bone called that makes red blood cells? Bone marrow
What is the disease called where your body is lacking red blood cells and causes you to be weak and tired? Anemia
What is the blood cancer in which the number of white blood increase at a fast rate? Leukemia
What are the cell parts called that help form blood clots? Platelets
What is the disease called when your blood will not clot? Hemophilia
What are foreign substances called that invade our body and cause disease? Antigens
How are blood types different? Different blood proteins
What do red blood cells deliver? Oxygen
What lives for 120 days? Red Blood Cells
What lives for 10 days? White Blood Cells
What lives for 5-7 days? Platelets
What do Red Blood Cells pick up? Carbon Dioxide and Waste
About how many red blood cells are in 1 drop of blood? 5 million
About how many white blood cells are in 1 drop of blood? 8000
About how many platelets are in 1 drop of blood? 250,000
What is it called when a person that once had a disease is protected from getting it again? Immunity
What can happen when different blood types are mixed together? Clumping
Where does the blood carry Carbon Dioxide to? Lungs
Where does the blood carry wastes to? Kidneys
What goes up when we are sick? White Blood Cells
What is caused by a virus that destroys your white blood cells? AIDS
Created by: Ensmingern



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