Blood

Haematology at a Glance
Pathophysiology of Blood Disorders
Haematology at a Glance Pathophysiology of Blood Disorders

Blood is a fluid that circulates around the body through the system of blood vessels that includes:

Blood consists of many different particles that, together, form the fluid known as "blood". These constituents of blood include:

There are however, many different types of leucocytes (white blood cells), including:

A typical human being has approx. 70 ml of blood per kilogram of body weight. So an average adult male has approx. 5 litres of blood.



For more information about other components (sometimes called the 'constituents') of blood, see the page about the structure and functions of blood. This may interest students of holistic massage, reflexology, beauty therapies, or health-related courses.

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