how are blood plasma, extracellular fluid and lymph related?

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how are blood plasma, extracellular fluid and lymph related?

Post by funkthehouse » Thu Jul 20, 2006 6:41 pm

how are blood plasma, extracellular fluid and lymph related?

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Post by SU_reptile » Fri Jul 21, 2006 9:26 am

As far as I remember form anatomy in high school it is almost the same thing.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extracellular_fluid

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Post by MrMistery » Sat Jul 22, 2006 1:04 pm

They are not the same thing but they communicate with each other. If you were to trace a special molecule from the blood plasma, you would find in the blood, then in intercellular fluid, then in the lymph and then in the blood again
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Post by Dr.Stein » Sat Sep 02, 2006 10:45 am

The liquid part of them are similar, that's why they can communicate to each other, passing in and out of cell membrane. However, of course there are some special molecules in each of them.
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