Compatmentalization and composition of body fluids.General characteristics and fuctions of blood. Functions and life cycle of various blood cells. Abnormalities of blood.Properties and functions of plasma. Red blood cells; factors involved in erythropoiesis, blood groups. White blood cells; origin, type, properties functions, antigenicity and immunities.Platelets and

hemostatic mechanisms.Reticulo-endothelial system.Clotting and fibrinolytic systems.Immunity and immune-deficiency disease and HIV.


Level of Study: 200 Level