Answer :

Blood is a red colour liquid which circulates in our body. The main components of blood are:

Plasma


RBC (Red blood cells)


WBC (White blood cells), and


Platelets


Functions:


Plasma-It is liquid part of the blood. It contains about 90 percent water. Plasma carries dissolved substances like proteins, digested food, waste products, etc. one part of the body to the other parts.


RBC : It carries oxygen from the lungs to all the cells of the body.


WBC : Which blood cells (WBC) protect us from diseases. WBC make a chemical, antibodies which help to fight against infection.


Platelets : The main function of platelets is to prevent bleeding. Platelets helps in the coagulation of blood (clotting of blood) in a cut or wound.


Rate this question :

How useful is this solution?
We strive to provide quality solutions. Please rate us to serve you better.
Related Videos
Life Processes - Concept Recap For BoardsLife Processes - Concept Recap For BoardsLife Processes - Concept Recap For Boards75 mins
Try our Mini CourseMaster Important Topics in 7 DaysLearn from IITians, NITians, Doctors & Academic Experts
Dedicated counsellor for each student
24X7 Doubt Resolution
Daily Report Card
Detailed Performance Evaluation
caricature
view all courses
RELATED QUESTIONS :

A liquid X of colLakhmir Singh & Manjit Kaur- Biology

An animal having Lakhmir Singh & Manjit Kaur- Biology

<span lang="EN-USScience - Board Papers