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Chapter 4 Lesson 3, Pages 119-123

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Transcript of Chapter 4 Lesson 3, Pages 119-123

Safe Transfusions
The marker molecules on your red blood cells determines your blood type and the type of blood you can safely receive in transfusions.
Type A Blood
A person with A blood can receive transfusions of either type A or type O blood. Neither of these blood types has B markers.
If you ever receive a transfusion, your blood type will be checked first. Then donated blood that you can safely receive will be found.
The Lymphatic System
As blood travels through the capillaries, some of the fluid moves into the surrounding tissues. This fluid carries materials that tissue cells need. After bathing the cells, this fluid moves into your body's drainage system, called the lymphatic system.
Once fluid is inside the lymphatic system, it is called lymph. Lymph consists of water and dissolved materials such as glucose. It also contains white blood cells that have left the capillaries.
Rh Factor
Landsteiner also discovered a protein on red blood cells that he called Rh Factor. About 85% of the people he tested has this protein, The rest did not.
Chapter 4 Lesson 3, Pages 119-123
BY: Reese Renninger

Lymph Nodes
As lymph flows through the lymphatic system, it passes through small knobs of tissue called lymph Nodes. Lymph nodes filter lymph, trapping bacteria and other disease-causing microorganisms in the fluid.
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