The Blood

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Posted in Wikinut>Health>General Health>Managing Health Care

The highly complex fluid in body as called Blood. The Blood is composed of two parts.
- A Liquid (called the plasma)
- Different types of cells.
The cells are called the blood corpuscles. The plasma constitutes about 55 percent and the cells about 45 percent of the total volume of human body.

Functions of Blood

1. The blood transport of respiratory gases.
2. Transport of nutrition.
3. The blood act as a vehicle in the body.
4. Drainage of waste products.
5. Maintenance of water balance.
6. Maintenance of acid-base equilibrium.
7. Maintenance of ion balance in body.
8. Regulation of body temperature.
9. Defensive action in the body.
10. By the property of coagulation it guards against haemorrhage.
11. Regulation of blood pressure
12. The plasma protein of blood have various functions (functions of plasma protein).

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