[Solved] Why Is the Osmotic Pressure Higher in the Blood Compared

Question 38
Multiple Choice

Why is the osmotic pressure higher in the blood compared to that in the surrounding interstitial fluid?

A)Interstitial fluid contains more dissolved proteins than blood.
B)Blood has lower solute concentrations.
C)Interstitial fluid has higher solute concentrations.
D)There are equal concentrations of dissolved proteins in blood and interstitial fluid.
E)Blood contains more dissolved proteins than does interstitial fluid.

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