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HEMATOLOGY NOTES

WILLIAM HEWSON - FATHER OF HEMATOLOGY - INTRODUCTION TO HEMATOLOGY & CHARACTERISTICS OF BLOOD

INTRODUCTION & CHARACTERISTIC OF BLOOD

INTRODUCTION TO HEMATOLOGY Hematology is the branch of medicine that is concerned with the study of blood, its elements, and blood disorders. William Hewson has been called the father of hematology for his work in advancing the knowledge of red and white blood cells, showed that it was fibrinogen and ...
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COMPONENTS / COMPOSITION OF BLOOD

COMPOSITION OF BLOOD

COMPOSITION OF BLOOD – TYPES OF BLOOD CELLS When an anticoagulated sample of blood is allowed to stand in a narrow tube, on settling it separates into two major components – The cellular part – Blood cells or corpuscles. The fluid part – Blood plasma. The cellular component also called ...
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FUNCTIONS OF BLOOD AND BLOOD CELLS

FUNCTIONS OF BLOOD AND BLOOD CELLS

FUNCTIONS OF BLOOD Blood acts as an oxygen carrier from lungs to the body tissues for metabolic activities. It carries back CO2 and waste products to remove through excretory organs – Lungs, Kidney, and Skin. Blood supplies nutrients to all parts of the body. It transports the hormones from the ...
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HEMATOPOIESIS - FORMATION OF BLOOD CELLS

HEMATOPOIESIS – FORMATION OF BLOOD CELLS

HEMATOPOIESIS Hematopoiesis is the production, Development and the maturation of various cellular components of the blood The cellular components of blood are developed from the Hematopoietic stem cells also known as Pluripotent Stem cells or totipotent stem cells which further differentiate and mature into typical blood cells. The Pluripotent stem ...
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