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glossary:blood [2008/04/29 07:45]
Pat O'Connor
glossary:blood [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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 +The familiar red fluid in the body that contains white and [[red blood cells]], platelets, [[protein]]s,​ and other elements. The blood is transported throughout the body by the circulatory system. Blood functions in two directions: arterial and venous. Arterial blood is the means by which oxygen and nutrients are transported to tissues while venous blood is the means by which carbon dioxide and metabolic by-products are transported to the [[lung]]s and [[kidney]]s,​ respectively,​ for removal from the body.
 +See Also:
 +* [[http://​​phpBB2/​viewtopic.php?​t=1080|Blood Glossary]] ​
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