Platelets block blood loss: humans
The circulatory system of humans prevents blood loss from wounds by sending platelets to block the hole.
|Biomimetic Application Ideas|
|Blocking leaks in pipelines and other vessels.|
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Homo sapiens Linnaeus, 1758
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern
Some organism data provided by: ITIS: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Blocking leaks in pipelines and other vessels.
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