Blood Composition and Functions Quiz

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What is the primary function of plasma in the blood?

Carrying nutrients and waste products

If the osmolarity of blood is too high, what physiological effect would it have?

Fluid entering cells causing them to swell

What is the main function of hemoglobin in the body?

Transporting oxygen and carbon dioxide

In the context of clot formation, what is the key difference between the intrinsic and extrinsic pathways?

Activation location within the body

Test your knowledge on blood components, including plasma and different types of cells, hematocrit percentages, functions of plasma, factors controlling blood osmolarity, and characteristics of erythrocytes. Explore the physiological consequences of high or low blood osmolarity.

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