|Functions of Blood|
Cells are continously adding waste products, secretions and metabolites to blood whil taking from it vital nutrients, oxygen, hormones and other substances.
Overall, blood performs the following functions:
|1.||Transports oxygen from the lungs to body tissues and transports the waste products of cellular metabolism and nutrients, hormones and enzymes.|
|2.||Regulates blood clotting, body temperature, acid-base balance, water and electrolytes.|
|3.||Protects against harmful organisms through white cells and antibodies.|