Cardiovascular System


Functions of Blood

The functions of blood can be divided into three general categories: transport, regulation, and protection.

Function Examples
Transportation Gases (oxygen and carbon dioxide), nutrients, metabolic waste
Regulation Body temperature, normal pH, fluid volume/pressure
Protection Against blood loss, against infection


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