The 3 main functions of blood are...
T or F
Blood is a connective tissue.
What 5 things does blood transport?
- Nutrients from digestive system
- Gases: O2 and CO2 from respiratory system
- Cellular waste
- Hormones from endocrine system
- Cells & Proteins from the immune system to fight infections
Cellular waste and urea are removed via what system?
What are the 2 main defence systems in the blood?
- the ability to stop bleeding
- keeping the balance of the components of blood
To help with immunity, blood transports...
immune cells & immune proteins
The immune cells & proteins in blood fight ________ and the blood cleans up ______.
- foreign pathogens
- cellular debris
Phagocytosis cells help in the immunity process by...
engulfing foreign pathogens and breaking them down.
Antibodies are _____ that target _____.
- particles such as pathogens and cellular debris
the immune system.
Compliments are _______ that target _____ and alert the _______.
- immune proteins
- immune system
Hemostasis is maintained by the balance of what 4 things?
- Body temperature
Body temperature is regulated by what 2 processes?
Restricting or shutting off blood flow to parts of the body is the process of ______ and _____ body temperature.
The opening of blood vessels to get blood to the surface to cool off is called _______ and _______ body temperature.
In vasoldilation, the blood needs to get to the surface so that it can _______.
In vasoconstricion, blood is conained to the middle of the body to...
keep the vital organs warm.
The body is made of _____% water
Blood is the bigest reservoir of _____ in the body.
Too little water in our system pulls water out of blood and _______ blood volume.
Too much water in our blood _______ blood volume.
Salt ________ water.
Salt works with water to balance _______.
pH balance is a measurement of _______ concentration.
The increase or decrease of blood volume is highly _______ and effects blood _______.
The 3 parts of the Circulatory System are...
Blood is a medium OF ________ and a medium FOR _______.
The heart is a _______ organ.
The purpose of the heart is to...
contract and relax to pump blood through the body.