. Write any two functions of blood


Best Answer

Explanation-

The function of blood includes-

1.Transportation-

  • Blood transports oxygen from the lungs to the cell of the body and carbon dioxide from the body cells to the lungs.
  • It also transports heat and other metabolic waste from the organs for elimination from the body.
  • It also carries nutrients from the alimentary canal and hormones from the endocrine glands.

2. Regulation-

  • It helps to maintain the homeostasis of all body fluids.
  • Water in the plasma has coolant and absorbing properties, which helps to regulate body temperature. 
  • The blood maintains the pH of the body by the use of a buffer system.
  • The osmotic pressure of the blood influences the water content present in the cells, due to interaction between ions and proteins.

Final Answer-

Functions of the blood include-transportation, regulation, and also other functions such as protection. 

 

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