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Plasma & Hemostasis

Nervous System

Blood Plasma Liquid portion of blood
Albumins Made in the liver; maintains blood pressure
Alpha and Beta Globulins Made in liver; transports lipids and vitamins
Gamma Globulins Forms anti-bodies for the immune system
Fibrinogen Important for blood clotting
Tissue Damage Production of prothrombin activator
Prothrombin Converted to thrombin
Thrombin Acts as a enzyme to cause change of fibrinogen to fibrin, which traps platelets and blood cells to form a hematoma
Thrombus A blood clot abnormally forming in a vessel
Embolus When the clot moves and becomes lodged in another place
Embolism Resulting stroke
Created by: Alisha M. Bailey