HESI A2 Practice Test Question from HESI A2 Tutor Lesson: Cardiovascular System
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HESI A2 Practice Test Answer Explanation
The correct answer is C. Gases, nutrients, waste, hormones.
- Gases: Blood delivers oxygen from the lungs to all cells in the body. It also transports carbon dioxide to the lungs for elimination from the body.
- Nutrients: Blood transports nutrients from the digestive tract and storage sites in the body to various places in the body.
- Wastes: Blood transports waste products to the liver, where they are excreted as bile. Waste products also travel by blood to the kidneys when they need to be excreted as urine.
- Hormones: Blood transports hormones from the glands where they are produced to their target organs
To learn more about the cardiovascular system, watch the video below. Scroll down to the bottom of the page for more HESI A2 study resources.
[Source: HESI A2 Online Course Lesson: Cardiovascular System]