serves several vital functions that are essential for survival.
They are as follows:
· oxygen delivery to cells and tissues
· providing cells with essential nutrients such as amino acids, fatty acids, and glucose
· removing waste products like carbon dioxide, urea, and lactic acid
· The action of white blood cells protects the body from diseases, infections, and foreign bodies.
· body temperature control
Blood clotting, or coagulation, is made possible by platelets in the blood. When there is bleeding, the platelets join together to form a clot. The clot forms a scab, which stops the bleeding and keeps the wound from becoming infected.