Unformatted text preview: Blood . Is specialized fluid of connective tissue
. Contains cells suspended in a fluid matrix 5 Functions of Blood 1. Transport of dissolved substances 1. Gases-02 from lungs to tissues
2. Nutrients-from digestive tract, storage, or liver 3. Hormones-such as from endocrine glands to
target cells 4. Waste products-from cells to kidneys
2. Regulation of pH and ions ...
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- Spring '11