Chapter 10 Objectives
Composition and Functions of Blood (pp. 294-301)
Describe the composition and volume of whole blood.
Describe the composition of plasma and discuss its importance in the body.
List the cell types making up the formed elements and describe the major functions of each type.
Define anemia, polycythemia, leukopenia, and leukocytosis, and list the possible causes for each condition.
Explain the role of the hemocytoblast.
Hemostasis (pp. 301-303)
Describe the blood-clotting process.
Name some factors that may inhibit or enhance the blood-clotting process.
Blood Groups and Transfusions (pp. 305-308)
Describe the ABO and Rh blood groups.
Explain the basis for a transfusion reaction.
Developmental Aspects of Blood (pp. 308-309)
Explain the basis of physiological jaundice seen in some newborn babies.
Indicate blood disorders that increase in frequency in the aged.
Subject: Outline Framework
Chapter 10 - Blood
COMPOSITION AND FUNCTIONS OF BLOOD (pp. 294-301)
Components (p. 294)
Physical Characteristics, and Volume (p. 294)
Plasma (p. 294)
Formed Elements (pp. 295-299)
Hematopoiesis (Blood Cell Formation) (pp. 300-301)
HEMOSTASIS (pp. 301-303)
Phases of Hemostasis
Platelet Plug Formation
Coagulation (Blood Clotting)
Disorders of Hemostasis (p. 303)
BLOOD GROUPS AND TRANSFUSIONS (pp. 305-308)
Human Blood Groups (pp. 305-308)
ABO Blood Groups
Rh Blood Groups
Blood Typing (p. 308)
DEVELOPMENTAL ASPECTS OF BLOOD (pp. 308-309)
Subject: Terms: Blood Basics (294~301)
Blood Composition and Function
erythrocytes (red blood cells)
leukocytes (white blood cells)
Subject: Terms: Blood Dynamics (301~309)
Blood Groups and Transfusions
platelet plug formation
Human Blood Groups
Subject: Vocabulary Games and Drills
Quia! Site: flash cards, games, drills, and simulations to help you learn vocabulary terms, prefixes, suffixes, etc.
There are 35 different games to help you practice terms
anatomic directions and body positions
blood and immunity
body cavities and body regions
cardiovascular and lymphatic systems
cells, tissues and organs
suffixes and plural endings
Anatomy and Physiology for High School
An Anatomy and Physiology site aimed at high school students. Click on the appropriate organ system for hyperlinked text and animations. This site is very easy to understand and use.
Anatomy and Physiology Home Page
An online class/tutorial on anatomy and physiology from Springfield Technical Community College
Scroll Down and click on the appropriate unit
Good text explantions and diagrams
General Biology II at the University of Cinncinnatti
The BUGLADY Site
Go to ClassNotes and then to the appropriate unit.
A simple and clear introduction to tissues and organ systems