Chapter 19 The Cardiovascular System: The Blood

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1. Functions & properties of blood

1.1. Functions of blood

1.1.1. Transportation

1.1.2. Regulation

1.1.3. Protection

1.2. Physical characteristics of blood

1.3. Components of blood

1.3.1. Blood plasma

1.3.1.1. Plasma proteins

1.3.2. Formed elements

1.3.2.1. RBCs

1.3.2.2. WBCs

1.3.2.3. Platelets

2. Formation of Blood cells

3. Red blood cells

3.1. RBC anatomy

3.2. RBC physiology

3.3. RBC life cycle

3.4. Erythropoiesis: Production of RBCs

4. White blood cells

4.1. Types of WBCs

4.1.1. Granular leukocytes

4.1.1.1. Neutrophils

4.1.1.2. Eosinophils

4.1.1.3. Basophils

4.1.2. Agranular leukocytes

4.1.2.1. Lymphocytes

4.1.2.2. Monocytes

4.2. Functions of WBCs

5. Platelets

6. Hemostasis

6.1. Vascular spasm

6.2. Platelet plug formation

6.3. Blood clotting

6.3.1. The extrinsic pathway

6.3.2. The intrinsic pathway

6.3.3. The common pathway

6.3.4. Clot retraction

6.4. Role of Vitamin K in clotting

6.5. Homeostatic control mechanisms

6.6. Intravascular clotting