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Body Fluids 21

Chapter 21

What are the 2 main compartments of fluid? Intracellular & Extracellular Fluid
Contained within the cells, 2/3-3/4 of all body fluids is this compartment. Intracellular Fluid
All body fluids outside the cells, contains, Intersitial fluid, blood plasma, lymph, fluid in special compartments. Extracellular Fluid
Tissue fluid located in spaces between the cells in tissues all over the body, est.15% of body weight. Intersitial Fluid
About 4% of body fluids Blood Plasma
Fluid that drains from the tissues into the lymphatic system, about 1% of body weight Lymph
An example of this is Cerebrospinal fluid, aqueous & vitreous humors of the eye, serous fluid, synovial fluid, combined they make up 1%-3% of total body fluids. Fluid in special compartments
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