To move and circulate blood.
Transports material (nutrients and oxygen) to and from cells
Protection of the body
by white blood cells
of body temperature
Blood-:plasma-liquid of blood 92% water and 8% protien
small cells that help the blood to clot.
Release fibers to work with protien to create blood clots,
Which form plugs to help
reduce blood loss.
red blood cells- most abundant. Hemoglobin, red color.
transport oxygen. Bright red with O2 and purple without O2.
in bone marrow.
defends against disease.
Eats parts of dead cells.
Arteries: large blood vessels that carry oxygenated blood.
From the heart
to the body. Thick and elastic
Blood vessels that carry deoxygenated blood.
From the body to the heart.
Capillaries: Tiny blood vessels that absorb food and oxygen to feed
RBC and get rid of
CO2 and waste.
arteries to Veins.