(a) List the basic components of blood. (b) Define hematocrit.


(a) List the basic components of blood.

(b) Define hematocrit.


Blood is a vitally important liquid in the body as it transports and delivers oxygen gas and nutrients to all of the cells and tissues within the body. Transports carbon dioxide and wastes from cells to the organs that remove them from the body.

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a. The basic components of blood are the liquid and solid portions. The liquid portion is called plasma and is composed of water, dissolved plasma...

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