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Functions of the Blood
1. State the functions of blood.
Composition of Blood
2. List the components of blood.
3. Name the components of plasma and give their functions.
Formed Elements
4. Describe the origin and production of the formed elements.
5. Describe the structure, function, and life history of red blood cells.
6. Compare the structures and functions of the five different types of white blood cells.
7. Describe the origin and structure of platelets.
Preventing Blood Loss
8. Explain the formation and function of platelet plugs and clots.
9. Describe the regulation of clot formation and how clots are removed.
Blood Grouping
10. Explain the basis of ABO and Rh incompatibilities.
Diagnostic Blood Tests
11. Describe diagnostic blood tests and the normal values for the tests, and give examples of disorders that produce abnormal test values.

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