FUNCTIONS OF THE MAMMALIAN BLOOD

-Transportation of respiratory gases
-Transport of hormones
-Transport of food nutrients such as glucose, amino acid, etc.
-Contains antibody for body defense
-Functions effectively in clotting e.g platelet
-Fights against foreign substances such as toxins, bacteria, etc e.g leukocytes
-Conveys excretory products such as urea to the point of delivery
-Distribution of heat and equalization of body temperature e.g euthrocytes
-Fuctions as hydrostatic skeleton e.g in earthworm

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