Distinguish, differentiate, compare and explain what is the difference between Blood and Lymph. Comparison and Differences.

Difference between Blood and Lymph

S.No. Blood Lymph
1 Blood consists of plasma, erythrocytes, leukocytes, and platelets. Lymph consists of plasma and leukocytes (lymphocytes most abundant).
2 Red in color due to the presence of hemoglobin in erythrocytes. Colorless as hemoglobin is absent.
3 Bloods plasma has more proteins, calcium and phosphorus. Lymph plasma has fewer proteins and less calcium and phosphorus.
4 It carries materials towards and away from the tissue, therefore, it acts as a “vehicle”. It transfers materials from the blood to the body cells and vice-versa, therefore, it acts as a middle man.
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