B3 2.3: Transport in the blood.

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What is blood?
A tissue.
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What fluid contain red blood cells?
Plasma.
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What fluid contain white blood cells?
Platelets.
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What does blood plasma transport?
Carbon dioxide from organs to the lungs, soluble products of digestion from small intesting to other organs, urea from liver to kidney.
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What are red blood cells?
Biconcave discs which do not have a nucleus
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What do red blood cells contain?
Red pigment haemoglobin.
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How do red blood cells use haemoglobin?
Combines with oxygen to form oxyhaemoglobin in the lungs.
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Where fo they carry the oxygen?
To all the organs where the oxyhaemoglobin splits into oxygen and haemoglobin.
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what do white blood cells have?
A nucleus.
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What do white blood cells do?
They are the bodys defense system against microorganisms.
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What are platelets?
Small fragments of cells.
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What do platelets not have?
A nuclus.
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What do platelets do?
Help blood to clot at the site of a wound.
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