Name the liquid matrix of the blood. What does it contain? List any two functions of blood.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 21st Mar, 2016, 08:32: AM

Expert Answer:

Plasma is the liquid matrix of the blood.

The plasma contains proteins, salts and hormones.

Two functions of blood are:

(a)It supplies essential nutrients to cells, such as amino acids, fatty acids, and glucose.

(b)Its white blood cells have antibodies which defend us from infection and foreign bodies.

Answered by  | 21st Mar, 2016, 10:32: AM