Functions of Blood of Toad:
- Supply of essence of food and water: Plasma supplies the digested food materials and water to various parts of the body.
- Supply of oxygen: Blood supplies oxygen to each of the living cell of the body.
- Discharge of carbon-dioxide: Plasma collects carbon-dioxide from the cells and brings it to lungs and integument for removal.
- ‘I’ransportation of hormone: Blood carries the hormone and supplies it to the places where necessary.
- Discharge of waste substances: Collecting the nitrogenous waste substances produced in the body, the plasma assists in removing these outside the body.
- Destruction of germs: The white blood corpuscles help the body to keep fit by destroying the germs if they enter the body.
- Clotting of blood: If any part of the body is injured or if the blood vessel is ruptured, platelets stop the bleeding by clotting the blood.
- Role of blood in metamorphosis: The white blood corpuscles of tadpole help in metamorphosis by eating cells of the tail by phagocytosis.