State any five functions of the blood

Asked by Topperlearning User | 12th Feb, 2015, 02:32: PM

Expert Answer:

Functions of the blood:

1. It transports oxygen from the lungs to the tissues and carbon dioxide from the tissues to the


2. White blood cells destroy disease-causing microorganisms, thus help in preventing infections.

3. Blood maintains the water balance in tissues and organs of the body.

4. Blood platelets prevent excessive blood loss by blood clotting.

5. Blood regulates the body temperature by distributing the heat in different parts of

    the body.

Answered by  | 12th Feb, 2015, 04:32: PM