Circulatory system - blood

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What is the job of red blood cells
To carry Oxygen from the lungs to all the cells in the body
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Feature I to help it do its job
No nucleus so there is more space for haemaglobn and so more oxygen
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Feature 2 to help it do its job
Disk shaped on each side which creates a large surface area for gas exchange
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Feature 3 To help do its job
Large surface area compare to volume so oxygen is close to the surface
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Feature 4 to help it do its job
Has lots of haemoglobin
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What is the largest type of blood cell
White blood cells
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What do they do and how
They protect the body from disease by fighting invading microbes that can cause infection
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What are microbes
Bacteria virus protoctists fungi
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What is a lymphocyte
They produce antibodies against microorganisms
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What do platelets do
Blood clot
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What are platelets
Small fragments of cells they have no nucleus and are much smaller than red and white blood cells
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What is plasma
The liquid that carries everything in blood
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No nucleus so there is more space for haemaglobn and so more oxygen

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