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1. Blood is.? three to four more viscous than water.
Most Blood cells form in.? Red Bone Marrow
Types of blood cells are.? Red Blood cells and White blood Cells.
Cellular fragments of blood are platelets platelets
Formed elements of blood are the cells and platelets The cells and the platelets.
Blood volume varies in.? Body size, and changes in fluid and electrolyte concentration and the amount of adipose tissue.
Blood volume is about.? 8 percent of body weight
An averaged size adult has about.? 5 liters of blood.
Hematocrit is the.? percentage of blood cells in a blood sample.
a blood sample is usually about.? 45 percent
Plasma is a.? a mixture of water, amino acids, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, vitamins, hormones and cellular wastes
Less than 1% of formed elements of blood are.? White blood cells and platelets and 99 percent are red blood cells.
Blood cells originate in.? in red bone marrow from hemocytoblasts or hemopoietic stem cells.
A stem cell can differentiate into.? any number of specialized cells.
Colony-stimulating factors are.? growth factors that stimulate stem cells to produce certain cell types.
Red Blood cells are also called.? Erythrocytes
Red Blood cells are biconcave in.? Shape
The biconcave shape of red blood cells.? allow them to have an increased surface area for the transport of gases.
Hemoglobin is an.? oxygen carrying protein in red blood cells
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