CHAPTER 17 BLOOD

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Lymphocytes make up what percent of WBC?

30%

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Basophils make up what percent of WBC?

1%

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Leukocytes make up what percent of the total blood volume?

<1%

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Neutrophils make up what percent of WBC?

60%

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Monocytes make up what percent of WBC?

3-8%

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Eosinophils make up what percent of WBC?

2-4%

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Leukocytes function in?

Defense against disease: normal response to bacterial or viral invasion

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Blood

A connective tissue composed of cells, fluids, and chemicals

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RBC or red blood cells

Erythocytes

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WBC or White Blood Cells

Leukocytes

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Platelets

Thrombocytes

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Functions of blood

Distribution of substances, regulates blood levels of substances, protects against infection, fluid loss (mainly H2O), and blood loss (clotting)

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Complete cells

White Blood Cells

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Have no nuclei or organelles

Red Blood Cells

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Cell Fragments

Platelets or Thrombocytes

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Hematopoiesis

Blood cell formation
Occurs in red bone marrow (spongy bone) of axial skeleton, girdles, and proximal epiphyses of humerus and femur.