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Depends if your talking about interstitial fluid or lymph: As per starling forces: the oncotic pressure of the late capillary plus hydrostatic pressure of interstitial space, would be higher than oncotic pressure of interstitium [though I dunno why since intertitial GAGs are very water hungry and they are responsible for the negative (hydrostatic?) ...


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Rh is just a proteinous(antigenic) factor in red blood cells; not a DISEASE.If it is present in blood you are Rh positive. If not Rh negative.An Rh negative person if exposed to Rh positive blood will form specific antibodies against the Rh antigens. In case of pregnancy, Rh antigens of the foetus do not get exposed to the Rh negative blood of the mother ...


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Currently impossible to give a definite answer... It depends what altitude you look at. Going from @Alan_boyd's answer the normal range is 40-50% for males and 36-44% for females. If the altitude at which a person is acclimatized to correlates well with red blood cell count (RBCC), and this effect is not gender specific (i.e. both sexes are affected ...


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According to the MedlinePlus site these are the normal ranges for haematocrit: Male: 40.7 - 50.3% Female: 36.1 - 44.3% Unfortunately it isn't clear if these ranges are for people living at low altitude, but since most people in the USA do, I think this is a safe inference. So clearly there is already some overlap. The paper accessible here reports ...


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My question is: for high-altitude-adapted organisms such as the bar-headed goose, whose hemoglobin has a higher affinity to oxygen than ours does, is carbon monoxide still poisonous? Yes. To put out a few other facts from the Stritch School of Medicine: CO has 250 times the affinity for hemoglobin than O2 Hb becomes 100% saturated with CO at PCO = 0.6 ...


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The first part of your second question permits a rough calculation. The second question ( i ): For humans the skin has been defined as ending at the hypoderm, which is 2-3mm deep. The average human skin has been estimated to cover an area of 1.5-2 m$^2.$ We can use 2.5 mm and 1.7 m$^2$, respectively. This gives a volume of 0.00425 m$^3$ or 4250 mL in fluid ...



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