What is blood?


What is blood?

Connective Tissue

Connective tissues are a type of animal tissues that bind and support other tissues by forming a framework or support structure for the body tissues and organs. They are also involved in the storage of reserve body fuels (fats) and transporting substances within the body. The major types of connective tissues are the loose connective tissue, dense connective tissue, blood, lymph, bone, and cartilage.

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Blood is a fluid connective tissue that circulates in the body through blood vessels (arteries and veins). Blood is pumped through the heart and is...

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Blood: Function & Components


Chapter 22 / Lesson 5

Blood is composed of plasma that carries oxygen and nutrients to different parts of the body. Learn more about blood and plasma, as well as their components and functions in helping regulate processes inside the body.

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