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The liquid part of the blood is called plasma
Three important plasma proteins are albumin, globulin, fibrinogen
Blood plasma without the clotting factors is called serum
The three types of formed elements in the blood are red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets
The two types of connective tissues that make blood cells are myeloid, lymphatic
The red pigment in RBCs that carries oxygen is called hemoglobin
The term ------ is used to describe a number of disease conditions caused by the inability of RBCs to carry a sufficient amount of oxygen anemia
If the body produces an excess of RBCs, the condition is called polycythemia
These WBCs, produce antibodies to fight microbes B lymphocytes
Prothrombin activator and the mineral ----- in the blood convert prothrombin to thrombin in blood clot formation calcium
Thrombin converts the inactive plasma protein ----- into a fibrous gel called ------. fibrinogen, fibrin
Vitamin ------ stimulates the liver to increase the synthesis of prothrombin. K
A ----- is an unneeded blood clot that stays in place where it was formed thrombus
If part of the blood is dislodged and circulates through the bloodstream, it is called an embolus
------ is a foreign substance that can cause the body to produce an antibody antigen
A person with type AB blood has ----- antigens on the blood cells and ----- antibodies in the plasma A and B
A person with type B blood has ----- antigens on the blood cells and ----- antibodies in the plasma B, anti-A
Type ----- blood is considered the universal donor type O, Rh negative
Type ----- blood is considered the universal recipient type AB, Rh postive
A condition called ----- can develop if an Rh negative mother produces antibodies against an Rh-positive fetus erythroblastosis fetalis
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