A&P 2 Chapter 17 Summary - 1 CHAPTER 17 BLOOD 17.1 Functions of Blood Functions of blood o Transport Deliver O2 from lungs and nutrients from

A&P 2 Chapter 17 Summary - 1 CHAPTER 17 BLOOD 17.1...

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1 CHAPTER 17: BLOOD 17.1 Functions of Blood Functions of blood: o Transport Deliver O2 from lungs and nutrients from digestive tract to body cells Transport waste Transport hormones from endocrine to target organs o Regulation Maintain body temp. Maintain normal pH Maintain adequate fluid volume o Protection Prevent blood loss Prevent infection (via antibodies, complement proteins, white blood cells in blood) 17.2 Blood consists of plasma and formed elements L: R: Blood is only fluid tissue in body Has cellular and liquid components Formed elements are heavier, plasma is lighter