BY2 FUNCTIONS OF THE BLOOD

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Function of the PLASMA
The distribution of heat from deeply seated organs.
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Function of the PLASMA
The transport of soluble organic compounds from the small intestine to various parts of the body.
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Function of the PLASMA
The transport of metabolic bi-products (e.g. UREA) from their organs of production to other parts of the body.
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Function of the PLASMA
The transport of hormones from the glands to all parts of the body.
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Function of the PLASMA
The transport of soluble excretory products from tissues to organs of excretion.
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Haemoglobin
Transport of oxygen from the lungs to all respiring tissues, and carriage of carbon dioxide, produced during aerobic respiration, in the reverse direction.
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Blood cells
Defence against disease. E.g. clotting of blood by platelets, phagocytosis by white blood cells.
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Plasma proteins
Maintain a constant osmotic pressure and pH.
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